Food and Economics Panel Discussion

A Talk by Ellen Fischat, Reena Das Nair, Miles Kubheka, Sheryl Ozinsky and Lindelani Errol Sibisi
Oribi Village, Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development, Vuyo's Restaurant / Wakanda, Oranjezicht City Farm Market and United Khayelitsha Informal Traders Association

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About this talk

A live panel discussion moderated by Ellen Fischat, building on the talks by Reena das Nair Miles Kubekha, Sheryl Ozinsky and Lindelani Errol Sibisi. The panel discussion will focus on common issues across the Food and Economics theme, and how the topics indicate similar or divergent risks, opportunities and needs. We encourage viewers to ask questions for Ellen to put to the experts, as well as to discusss with others tuned in, in the live chat. This set of themed panel discussions will be recorded for viewing by those who could not join the livestream.

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Ellen Fischat

Ellen Fischat is the Managing director of Oribi Village, a non profit organisation that brings together social entrepreneurs and supports sustainable business development through our incubation program. She has extensive experience in small business development, with a focus on social enterprises and technology. She mentors technology start-ups and designs community outreach programs, that focus on personal development, digital literacy and increasing employability of marginalized young women through STEM initiatives.

Reena Das Nair

Dr Reena das Nair is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) and Programme Coordinator and Senior Lecturer in the Master of Commerce in Competition and Economic Regulation programme at the University of Johannesburg.

Miles Kubheka

Miles Kubheka is an entrepreneur and founder of Wakanda Food Accelerator. A visionary, Miles is passionate about ensuring access to food and empowering others to be successful.

Sheryl Ozinsky

Co-founder of the Oranjezicht City Farm and proprietor of the OZCF Market. Trustee of the SA Urban Food & Farming Trust.

Lindelani Errol Sibisi

Lindelani Errol Sibisi is the General Secretary of the United Khayelitsha Informal Traders Association. Lindelani also has vast experience in Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Black Economic Empowerment (BEE).

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