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New skills required to bring about an African food system transition

Roughly eight hundred million youth are projected to enter the African job market by 2050. This presents both an opportunity and a challenge for urgently needed sustainability transitions on the continent, because with appropriate training and skills this youth bulge could be instrumental in driving systemic change. In their paper “Learning for transitions: a niche

Covid-19: Economic impact on East and southern Africa

The rate and global spread of infections by Covid-19 – and the related sense of panic across a globalised financial, political and social architecture – sets this particular pandemic apart from any other in modern times.

A positive view of the future(s)

In the rapidly changing and uncertain world of the Anthropocene, positive visions of the future could play a crucial role in catalysing deep social-ecological transformations to help guide humanity towards more sustainable and equitable futures.

The principles which underlie quality knowledge co-production

In a new paper in Nature Sustainability, authors (including Prof Oonsie Biggs and Prof Belinda Reyers) propose a set of four general principles that underlie high-quality knowledge co-production for sustainability research.

CST publications released

A number of publications have been released over the past few weeks providing succinct overviews of various aspects of CST-related work. These are available for download.

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