27 01, 2021

Training of Trainers online Course Data free for South African mobile users

2021-02-18T22:08:01+02:00January 27th, 2021|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

With the massive shift over the past year towards the 4 th Industrial Revolution (4IR) with everything going online, including education, banking, shopping, and meetings, one of the most pressing issues is the cost of data. Most people access the internet on their mobile phones looking at […]

9 10, 2020

Launch of the online Training of Trainers Course in partnership with the Water Research Commission

2020-10-09T21:13:58+02:00October 9th, 2020|Uncategorized, Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

Online Training of Trainers Course

In a time when community interactions and traditional training and workshops have […]

22 07, 2020

Long time IBLN member makes Learning Network Proud

2020-07-22T12:28:21+02:00July 22nd, 2020|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

The IBLN is excited to announce the appointment of one of our members, Mrs. Busisiwe Mgangxela -Peter, as one of the new executive directors of the Movement in Africa NGO. Busi (East London) and Mercy Hombakazi Nqandeka (Transkei) were appointed this weekend as Executive directors ready to take forward many exciting projects within their greater […]

11 05, 2020

Youth Permaculture Farmer Returning to His Roots

2020-07-22T12:49:45+02:00May 11th, 2020|Uncategorized, Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

Ludwe Majiza is a talented young permaculture farmer who has moved back to his home village Mkhubiso, in the Amathole district Eastern Cape. We are lucky enough to have Ludwe as part of one of our agricultural Learning network. Read more about the wonderful work that Ludwe is doing in Mkhubiso in an article […]

28 10, 2018

Eastern Cape training of trainers graduation

2020-07-22T12:59:07+02:00October 28th, 2018|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

Amanzi for Food, Eastern Cape training of trainers’ graduation was celebrated at Rhodes University on the 11th of October 2018. The graduation commemorated the successful completion of the Training of trainers’ course which was undertaken by farmers, extension workers and lecturers from agricultural colleges in Eastern Cape most of whom are part of the Imvotho […]

28 10, 2018

2018 World Food Day commemorations, Mxumbu village

2020-07-22T13:01:37+02:00October 28th, 2018|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

World Food Day (16th October) was commemorated in style in Mxumbu Village this year, with an ‘Ilima’ event celebrating traditional farming practices, seed diversity, and food sovereignty.  ‘Ilima’ traditionally involves many people from the community working together intensively for a day in the fields, to make good headway with preparing the soil and planting.

The event was organised by a […]

18 10, 2018

Greywater harvesting and Filtration system in Fort Cox

2018-10-18T11:22:05+02:00October 18th, 2018|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

The experimental project herein undertaken endeavors to explore grey-water reuse by way of setting up a circulation system where the water undergoes a process of filtration before it is pumped back to the house for use in toilet flushing. It is hypothesized that such an innovation will go a long way to reduce the municipal […]

6 08, 2018

Enactus productive demonstration site

2018-08-06T11:24:11+02:00August 6th, 2018|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

As part of the Amanzi for Food, Mpumalanga symposium participants were tasked with developing posters showcasing their productive demonstration sites. Youths in the Enactus group from the University of Mpumalanga also participated in the development of the posters. Speaking on the inclusion of youths, Gerhard Viljoen, a lecturer at the University of Mpumalanga  said we, […]
6 08, 2018

Mpumalanga training of trainers certification process

2018-08-06T11:46:19+02:00August 6th, 2018|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments

On the 9th of July 2018, Mpumalanga Learning Network members who completed the Amanzi for Food Training of Trainers course  received certificates to celebrate this achievement. The training of trainers course comprised of 4 assignments; 3 individual assignments and one group assignment.The certificates were divided into two categories, namely certificate of curriculum innovation and […]

26 03, 2018

Climate Smart Agriculture comes to the Eastern Cape

2018-03-29T11:27:39+02:00March 26th, 2018|Updates and Ideas|0 Comments


A sister project to Amanzi for Food is based in KZN and is focussed on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA).  This project is also funded by the Water Research Commission and is led by Mahlathini Organics in Pietermaritzburg. Four CSA team members (Sylvester Selala, Mazwi Dlamini, Temakholo Mathebula and Nozipho Zwane), accompanied by a young guest […]

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