Heal the land

A “Heal the Land. Heal the People” webinar, an Initiative of Integra Trust (http://www.integrafood.co.za/) was held on 18 June 2020, in conjunction with Food for Mzanzi (https://www.foodformzansi.co.za/) and YehBaby (https://yehbaby.co.za/). The webinar was divided into 6 sessions and the aim was to connect role players in the food value chain around the art and science of producing and using food that has been produced using climate smart, conservation and regenerative agriculture as means. In the process, the Webinar sought to raise awareness for and inform about the role regenerative agriculture can play in both healing the land, and healing people in the process. During the Webinar attendees could co-sign the "Heal the land, heal the people" manifesto - see http://healtheland.co.za/

The 6 sessions are: 0) Introduction 1) Heal the land, sharing stories from the farmers 2) Heal the people, discussing agriculture as the means foster social cohesion 3) Food with integrity, considering the art and science of good cooking 4) Money matters, discussing how to broaden the investment asset-base to include restoration and regeneration 5) Regenerative voices, contributions from people from all walks of life sharing their views on why they support the heal the land heal the people movement

Other sources:

- Integra

- Restore Africa Fund

- RegenAg SA

- Hundreds expected to sign manifesto to ‘heal the land and people’ - Food for Mzansi

- Natural capital: ‘Let’s put our money where our mouths are’ - Food for Mzansi

- We are what we eat: Why our soil, and what we do to it, really matters - Daily Maverick

- Heal the land, heal the people, heal South Africa