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29 June 2020
PLAAS WEBINAR: Fattening the curve – The bio-politics of food, livelihoods and Covid-19 (2 July 2020)

(Published - 29 June 2020)

Thursday, 2 July 2020 at 13:00 (CAT)
Join us for a webinar this Thursday that will focus on “Fattening the curve–The bio-politics of food, livelihoods and Covid-19 in Kumasi (Ghana) and Cape Town (South Africa)”. The speakers will discuss the different forms and impacts of lockdown regimes in Cape Town and Kumasi in the context of widespread co-morbidities driven by the intersection of poverty, food system transitions and obesogenic food environments. Read more here.

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Speakers for this webinar are:

  • Florian Kroll (DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security, Policy and Governance Programme and UWC-PLAAS PhD Student), and
  • Dr Reginald Adjetey Annan (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana)
Tune in on Thursday, 2 July 2020 at:
  • 11:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • 12:00 West Africa Time (WAT)
  • 13:00 Central Africa Time (CAT)
  • 14:00 East Africa Time (EAT)
Watch the webinar here: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hk8qtr1MqEM