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Developing sustainable community-centered food systems for human and environmental prosperity by 2050

How might we develop sustainable community-centered food systems for health, economic and environmental prosperity by 2050.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

Augrabies Farmers Association

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Farmer Co-op or Farmer Business Organization

If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you.

Marchand Farmers Association

Website of Legally Registered Entity

NA

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • Just beginning now

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Augrabies

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

South Africa

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

Augrabies is a small town in the Northern Cape province, situated on the south bank of the Orange River, covers a total are of 3.82 km2.

What country is your selected Place located in?

South Africa

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

I grew up in Augrabies and returned as a designer and a farmer.

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

[In progress] Augrabies is a small rural town situated on the south bank of the Orange River. The people are warm, hospitable and enthusiastic about the future possibilities of the area and it's people.

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?

7000

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

[In progress] Environment Diets Socia economical Economics Culture Technology Policy Relationships

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

[In progress] Environment Diets Economics Culture Technology Policy Relationships

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

[In progress] Environment Diets Economics Culture Technology Policy Relationships

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

[In progress] Environment Diets Economics Culture Technology Policy Relationships

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Email

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Hi Developing sustainable community-centered food systems for human and environmental prosperity by 2050 Great to see you joining the Prize!
We noticed your submission is currently unpublished. Was this your intention? We'd love to have your submission included in the Prize. Even if you've not started populating your Vision just yet, by publishing your submission you can make it public for other teams in your region to see, get in touch and possibly even collaborate with you.
You can publish it by hitting the "Publish" button at the top of your post. You can also update your Vision at any time before 31 January 2020 by clicking on the "Edit Contribution" on top. If you need inspiration or guidance, take a look at the Food Vision Prize Toolkit.
Here is the link to the Prize Toolkit: http://bit.ly/2X4ZxQk