In the 21st installment of the Society Talks, panelists discussed the experiences and lessons learned from the pandemic, that civil society leaders across the region can use to strengthen their personal and professional capabilities, for the communities that they serve.
In the 17th instalment of Society Talks, the conversation reflected some of the lessons learned during the pandemic and the recommendations from partners of the Trust.
In the 16th instalment, of Society Talks, the conversation focused on the increased pressure on food security in Southern Africa, exacerbated by the Coronavirus pandemic, especially for smallholder farmers, rural and vulnerable groups.
In the 15th instalment, the conversation focused on the challenges of migrant mine workers during the pandemic, specifically their inability to claim owed social security benefits, and their existing comorbidities that expose them to higher risk of contracting COVID-19.
In the thirteenth instalment of Society Talks, the conversation focused on the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on women farmers in Africa, as well as looking at the challenges faced by smallholder farmers.
In the twelfth instalment of Society Talks, the conversation centred on a feminist view of social inclusion, post-pandemic – a time for inspirational leadership that sustains the energy gained during the pandemic.
COVID-19 has been a platform which many young social entrepreneurs have used to practice innovation as a means to make an impact in their communities. Society Talks hosted 3 such individuals as we unpack better understand how #Youth are using innovation for the betterment of all.
In the eleventh instalment, the discussion looked at the disproportionate affect that the pandemic has had on indigenous communities, which has magnified structural inequalities and discrimination – and how critical long-term solutions are needed post-COVID.
COVID19 reminds us of the criticality of Disaster Preparedness as a means to ensure the impact of disasters & pandemics are kept to a minimum. This Society Talks conversation focused on the need for disaster preparedness, to ensure that the impact of natural disasters and pandemics are kept to a minimum
#COVID19 has impacted Community Foundations who play a major role in meeting the needs of marginalised groups. Society Talks hosts Foundation representatives to share their COVID-19 experiences of and responses to the pandemic.