In the face of the COVID-19 lockdown and associated job loss in Makers Valley, about 30 concerned residents and stakeholders convened to plan a response. In a community-based network, cooperating in creative and integrated ways rapidly emerged. The three main spheres of the programme were: ● Food Parcel distribution including an innovative partnership with local […]
Through the work of the Johannesburg Inner City Partnership key stakeholders have been brought together to form the Urban Agriculture Initiative (UAI) in order to address issues of food security, employment, education and skills development in Joburg. The Urban Agriculture Initiative in the press Progress of the Urban Agriculture Initiative On 11 October 2017 the […]
Through the UAI, the JICP with partners from the public and private sector, are finding ways to address food security and assist with job creation for entrepreneurs in the inner city.