Incubating future ‘seeds’

By Laura Pereira and Jaci van Niekerk with thanks to Maike Hamann for the original blog template. On 3 and 4 November 2014, more than 60 academics, practitioners, and students from around South Africa gathered at the Stellenbosch Institute for... Read More

Bhutan inspires and impresses

By Elfrieda Pschorn-Strauss and Rachel Wynberg Members of the Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI) team had the privilege of attending the 14th Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE) in Bhutan from 1 to 7 June 2014, and participatin... Read More

New books: governance and benefits

We are pleased to announce the publication of two books, launched on Monday, 4 August 2014 in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science. The volumes were launched together with another two books - edited by staff in the dep... Read More

Smallholder farmers pave the way

How can we sustain the diversity of seeds that feed us? This was the central question at a workshop convened from 4-5 September at Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch by the Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI) – a long-term collaboration focused on securing food s... Read More