Cooking in Ceres!

The weather forecast indicates it is going to be a blistering 38 degrees in Ceres tomorrow for Day 1 of the Learning Journey. So please make sure that you come prepared with a hat, cool clothing and sun screen. We will bring water and ice but you may want to bring your own water bottle as well. See you … More Cooking in Ceres!

Many sign up for the learning journey starting 27 October 2015

We have around thirty people signed up for the three day learning journey which starts in Ceres tomorrow. The journey aims to explore farm worker housing, access to services and tenure security across a range of different settings. Participants from organised agriculture, NGOs and farm worker organisations will have the opportunity to meet with farm workers, … More Many sign up for the learning journey starting 27 October 2015

The learning journey itinerary

Phuhlisani has now completed three report back sessions to the different constituencies: farm worker organisations, unions  and NGOs; organised agriculture; municipal councillors and officials and representatives of provincial government departments. The next step in the process is to open the conversation between the various players by means of a facilitated learning journey. This aims to deepen the understanding … More The learning journey itinerary

Engaging with the municipalities

The Phuhlisani research team met with councillors and officials from the five B municipalities to provide an overview of some of the trends emerging from a preliminary assessment of the data generated through the 224 Interviews conducted in the Cape Winelands. The workshop, which was well attended, took place at the municipal training centre at the District Municipality offices … More Engaging with the municipalities

Stakeholder report backs: Deepening the conversation

Two teams from Phuhlisani presented a preliminary review of key trends emerging form the 224 interviews conducted with different stakeholders in the five B municipalities making up the Cape Winelands District over the past few months. Sessions were held at Goudini Spa for representatives of organised agriculture and at Melwida Country Lodge for representatives of … More Stakeholder report backs: Deepening the conversation

Data analysis under way

We have completed a total of 224 interviews for our research study in the Cape Winelands. The breakdown of these interviews is as follows: 25 individual producers 14 representatives of NGOs and Unions 10 Councillors 11 Municipal officials 72 workers living on farms 82 workers living off farms 4 representatives of organised agriculture 2 representatives of provincial … More Data analysis under way