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[ADVOCACY] SERI hosts urban agriculture workshop with Mazingira Institute (27 November 2023).

Mazingira Institute workshop

On 17 November 2023, SERI, in collaboration with the Mazingira Institute hosted a virtual training workshop on urban agriculture. The workshop forms part of SERI's work under the Women’s Spaces Project.

The workshop focused on crop production, and focused specifically on starting a successful vegetable garden. This session included training on skills for managing soil, systems of irrigation, and the use of organic pesticides as a cheaper alternative for managing plants and crops. The workshop was attended by 22 residents from Slovo Park Informal Settlement, the majority of whom were women.