Enabling tomorrow

Enabling tomorrow

The V&A Waterfront has a long commitment to enterprise development. It showed up in the early days, in initiatives such as the Red and Blue sheds; and has matured into the establishment of initiatives such as: The Watershed, highly curated…
 V&A in the value chain

V&A in the value chain

At the first Food Cluster session in April 2021, the focus was on how an entity like the V&A Waterfront, which operates at the consumption end of the food value chain, might make a positive difference to the system overall.…
 Human-wildlife intersect

Human-wildlife intersect

At the first Ocean Cluster session in June 2021, the focus was on the intersect between human activity and marine wildlife. In 2021, the theme for World Oceans Day – The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods – explored how human activity…
 Why a food cluster?

Why a food cluster?

More than 60% of households in Cape Town were unable, even before the Pandemic, to afford an adequately nutritious diet. This even though there are over 45 000 ha of agricultural land under farming in the Cape Town metropolitan area…
 Why an ocean cluster?

Why an ocean cluster?

The founding philosophy of the Waterfront was to connect the people of Cape Town with the sea. The Waterfront is keenly aware of its role and responsibility in sustaining this crucial intersection, leveraging it for the greater social and environmental…