Research Areas

Our staff members have conducted research in the following areas:

  • Public health
  • Town planning
  • Sustainable design
  • Permaculture design and management
  • Food distribution
  • Community engagement


Siyakhana undertakes research related to food, nutrition, urban agriculture, and more.

Siyakhana staff are closely linked to several research institutes, schools and divisions at Wits University and at other national (UCT, Stellenbosch) and International universities (NYU, Emory, London South Bank University, University College London, Queens (Canada) and work with a variety of national, provincial departments (including Health, Education, Agriculture and Rural Development and Economic Development), and local government (Jhb City) and scientific disciplines to explore the overlaps between food, health, social, structural, environmental issues as well as enterprise development and job creation.


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