News & Comment

  • Monday, April 20, 2015
    The Department of Science and Technology-National Research Foundation Centre of Excellence in Food Security, co-hosted by the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and the University of Pretoria (UP), celebrated its one-year anniversary in April. Derek Hanekom, the then National Minister of Science and Technology launched the DST-NRF Centre of …
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    “Every South African must be able to develop their full potential and this can’t be done on an empty stomach. This is why this new Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Food Security is so unique – it must lead to interventions that will positively change people’s lives and combat food insecurity in our country.” This …