The Future Africa (FA) Sustainable Food Systems Research Chair (FA-SFS) was launched in January 2022 with multiple aims linked to Future Africa’s purpose of developing and unleashing the transformative potential of African sciences to inform and inspire a future of thriving African societies within a global context. In line with the FA focus on transformative, collaborative research that seeks to address complex real-world problems, FA-SFS has the following objectives:
Establish and enhance research partnerships.
Undertake cutting-edge transdisciplinary research to address societal problems and improve food systems.
Contribute towards building the capacity and mentoring of early-career researchers.
Establish an FA dialogue series on sustainable food systems.
Establish and promote engagement in diverse multi-stakeholder platforms for sharing research findings and informing evidence-based policy development and advocacy.