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Combatting climate change through engagement on food waste World Food Day 2022: Healthy food and power World Food Day 2022: Unhealthy eating World Food Day 2022: Lure of healthy eating World Food Day 2022: Food consumption, class and power UP Drama celebrates World Food Day in a special way Eden Keyster is breeding resilience for impact Collaboration is key to enabling food security in Africa The normalisation of hunger in South Africa Malnutrition and hunger take hold in SA – a land of plenty where political will is lacking Call for submissions: special issue of ‘Sustainability’ Some plants can short-circuit the toxic effects of metals – now scientists are trying to harness their power South Africa has enough food yet its people go hungry – Langa Learning Journey tackles our tragic paradox Apply now for the Makerere–Bergen Research School in Kampala Mothers misled by infant formula industry Greater Cape indigenous foods back on the map with groundbreaking partnership The right to food: activism and litigation are shifting the dial in South Africa CoE-FS, UWC academics step up to the formula industry’s marketing tactics Food security ‘experts’ don’t have all the answers: community knowledge is key SA’s fragmented maternity protection landscape: Why benefits should be available to all working women South Africa’s food system issues detailed in recently released report Even with progressive policies, SA’s children still going hungry “We have to mobilise around the right to food” Breede River Municipality hosts unique food security learning journey The importance of a food safety framework for the informal sector Unique food and nutrition journey CoE-FS unpacks food security on the continent in Africa Month Localised food systems key to economic inclusion and environmental sustainability Understanding Worcester’s food system through learning journeys NRF postgraduate call for funding for the 2023 academic year PhD for graduate investigating maternal and child nutritional status, female labour participation Ramadan: a dietitian offers tips for healthy fasting Starvation is silently killing our kids Call for applications: NRF / Merian Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship Call for abstracts: Re-reading ‘Africa’ through food Research initiative to tackle food security, global warming South Africa’s National School Nutrition Programme is a success, but shortcomings need fixing Microscopics found on raw fruit essential to human health How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine impacts global food security Community of Practice renamed in keeping with its COVID-enforced remaking African and French institutions partner up through TSARA, a research plan for food and agricultural systems Faith and food should be brought closer together Guidelines to reduce the risk of enteric and typhoid fever Our response to the 2022 State of the Nation Address Research sheds light on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on hunger and breastfeeding Child targets: South Africa faces an obesity-related health catastrophe linked to poor regulation of food advertising SFSA 2021: Integrating the Humanities and Social Science into the COVID-19 response Agroecology needs coherent governance and bottom-up action UWC’s Professor Julian May appointed to the National Planning Commission Black farmers left out in the cold during COVID-19 lockdowns Agroecological transitions require political will Context-aware and ‘appreciative’ approach to ECD registrations needed CoE-FS conducts imbizo and assessments on behalf of EU and FAO Public works programmes contribute to food security, but no long-term job-creation panacea Research fellows to deepen understanding of South Africa’s food systems Centre launches new book club on food systems and food security Diversity offers broad perspectives on food systems Scholarship takes on challenge to tackle child nutrition paradox in SA SMART foods could pave way for a healthier nation Intertwining of Black and Colonial Studies with Climate Change Revealed Small-scale fishers not in the same boat as commercial fisheries The Future of Agriculture Part of Greater Global Concerns Unsung recycling heroes, waste reclaimers feel lockdown pinch Researcher wants to give starchy pap a health makeover SARChI in Social Protection for Food Security listed among world’s most impactful researchers City planning is a critical lever to address urban food insecurity Accusations of price gouging a common feature of COVID-19 Climate threats spark exciting research into drought tolerant crops Slew of food-related ‘pandemics’ await in the wake of COVID-19 People encouraged to grow their own food as poverty & hunger levels increase Activists protest against growing hunger in a land of plenty Change is necessary for South Africa’s food system Activists & academics call for food system transformation to end hunger Postpartum depression and stress diminish the likelihood of exclusive breastfeeding in SA It’s absurd that food insecurity co-exists alongside food waste Social security could make life better in South Africa after COVID-19 Basic income grant could be a massive game changer in SA People are hungry: Remove bureaucratic red tape limiting access to food South Africa’s social welfare net in need of reinforcement Centre of Excellence in Food Security discusses COVID impact on the vulnerable Government urged to do better with implementing social safety net interventions Calls for SA government to make relief measures permanent Make COVID-19 emergency relief measures permanent, social protection experts urge South Africa’s student hunger crisis – and how to address it The post-COVID future for South Africa’s women remains unclear SA has been leaving too many behind before and during COVID-19 Women at the centre of the food cycle – webinar on food security post-Covid-19 Women hit hardest by the impact of COVID-19 Informal traders share their lockdown stories of survival and making do Lockdown journey to investigate the potential of marama as a food crop South African policy is failing to connect child nutrition and sanitation Feeding in a crisis: Social protection and governance during the pandemic Times have been perilous for farm women and waste pickers Poor have borne the brunt of “inappropriate” Covid-19 regulations, experts say South African Policy Isn’t Connecting Child Nutrition and Sanitation Changing our behaviour to improve food security WANTED: Programme Manager (COVID-19 response) Pilot Programme SA’s “inappropriate legislation” out of step with global COVID-19 opinion The policy shift South Africa needs to achieve food sustainability Food Dialogues 2020: Building healthier, resilient and just food systems BIG or BUG?: Social Development Minister sows hope and confusion for the unemployed WATCH: Universal income grant sparks big debate Basic income grant a necessary boost for unemployed South Africans Focus on the universal income grant for unemployed South Africans Basic income grant a timely intervention for SA, researcher says Civil Society’s rapid response averts covid-19 hunger catastrophe Hunger catastrophe avoided in SA thanks to civil society organisations While fields are full, plates are empty ‘A food safety crisis now would bring SA’s medical sector to its knees’ ANNOUNCEMENT: NRF Postgraduate Scholarships Call For 2021 Extended How the man-made chemical, nonylphenol, hampers the growth of fresh produce People are hungry: Remove bureaucratic red tape limiting access to food Local government should provide greater access to the right to food Gray vs Mkhize: Child malnutrition surge is coming – so who was right? No need to sacrifice taste for less fat in mayonnaise – Phd study Good gut health could be a key line of defence against viral infections, researchers say Hunger could be as big a threat as Covid-19 Local government best placed to tackle food insecurity, especially in times of crises Lockdown: Fields are full, but plates are empty Food security and Covid-19: averting a crisis of “biblical proportions” Appeal for emergency relief for ‘hand-to-mouth’ R360bn informal food sector Small informal vendors are big business Food aid parcels in South Africa could do with a better nutritional balance Thumbs down for food parcels, thumbs up for cash Vers un déploiement militaire massif en Afrique du Sud #LockdownSA: Prioritise school nutrition programme Open up the places with no Covid-19 cases, say food security experts No need to panic over stock #LockdownSA: Prioritise school nutrition programme Vers un déploiement militaire massif en Afrique du Sud COVID-19: A place-based approach offers options to relax the lockdown SA needs a place-based approach to restarting the economy SA needs a place-based approach to restarting the economy In confined South Africa, “it’s war” to feed in poor suburbs Violence and looting point to food crisis in South Africa lockdown Virus triggers African unrest: Riots break out in Johannesburg over food shortages COVID-19: Loss of household income threatens child nutrition Lockdown 2020: A humanitarian crisis is looming – where is the safety net? Shock responsive social protection can minimise impact of lockdown on impoverished households Lockdowns threaten childrens’ nutrition: why extra care is needed Social protection responses to the COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa Will COVID-19 increase poverty and hunger? What can South Africa do? COVID-19: FOOD SECURITY IS ABOUT MORE THAN FULLY-STOCKED SUPERMARKET SHELVES EXCLUSION OF 100% FRUIT JUICES FROM SUGAR TAX IS A GLARING OMISSION SOYBEANS MAY BE AFRICA’S ANSWER TO AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD SECURITY WOES South Africa’s spaza shops: how regulatory avoidance harms informal workers WESTERN CAPE CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE TO FACILITATE ENGAGEMENT WITH SCHOOLS COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE DIGS DEEP TO GRASP COMPLEXITIES OF FOOD INSECURITY SONA 2020: ‘Increase R430 child support grant so the kids can eat’ FOOD SECURITY RESEARCHERS CALL FOR CHANGE AHEAD OF SONA2020 SONA 2020: ‘Increase R430 child support grant so the kids can eat’ OPPORTUNITY: Postdoctoral Researcher – Critical Food Studies Programme, UWC Scientists need to learn how to learn from others OPPORTUNITY: Postdoctoral Researcher – Critical Food Studies Programme, UWC Humanities take centre stage at postgraduate conference on food studies Humanities take centre stage at postgraduate conference on food studies Harnessing science, technology and innovation for peace and development Harnessing science, technology and innovation for peace and development UN Week of Science and Peace Conference UN Week of Science and Peace Conference Time to reimagine the agrarian system Time to reimagine the agrarian system Low wages are not just the farmers’ fault, says US activist Low wages are not just the farmers’ fault, says US activist Farm workers tell of lives shattered by evictions Farm workers tell of lives shattered by evictions Conference delegate offers hope to two young speakers Minister Nxesi fields storm questions from farm workers at conference Minister Nxesi fields storm questions from farm workers at conference Conference delegate offers hope to two young speakers Minimum wage ‘not enough’ say farm workers National farmworkers’ conference has ambitious agenda National farmworkers’ conference has ambitious agenda Minimum wage ‘not enough’ say farm workers The Programme is out for the Future of Farm Workers National Conference The Programme is out for the Future of Farm Workers National Conference Farm workers who produce our food are most vulnerable to hunger Farm workers who produce our food are most vulnerable to hunger South African students suffering hunger crisis South African students suffering hunger crisis Opportunity to join the Food Safety project Opportunity to join the Food Safety project The farm workers who produce our food are the most vulnerable to hunger The farm workers who produce our food are the most vulnerable to hunger Vulnerable and marginalised South African farm workers’ future hanging in the balance Vulnerable and marginalised South African farm workers’ future hanging in the balance One in four children in South Africa remain stunted, despite a comprehensive social grant system One in four children in South Africa remain stunted, despite a comprehensive social grant system Not-so-super supermarkets: Corporate retailers are killing off the spaza shop economy Not-so-super supermarkets: Corporate retailers are killing off the spaza shop economy UK and South Africa to showcase successful research chairs partnership UK and South Africa to showcase successful research chairs partnership Students face food insecurity crisis Students face food insecurity crisis Student perseveres through Masters hiccups to urge caution on Morogo’s care Student perseveres through Masters hiccups to urge caution on Morogo’s care South Africa’s sugar tax: Success amid controversy South Africa’s sugar tax: Success amid controversy State has obligation to meet student’s right to food State has obligation to meet student’s right to food Why many SA students are both hungry and obese Student Hunger At South African Universities Needs More Attention Why many SA students are both hungry and obese Student hunger at South African universities needs more attention Masters student explores antibiotic resistance in cucumbers Masters student explores antibiotic resistance in cucumbers Food security student begins research on aggressive mushroom pathogen Food security student begins research on aggressive mushroom pathogen SUGAR TAX ALONE NOT ENOUGH SUGAR TAX ALONE NOT ENOUGH CoE-FS mourns death of Professor David Sanders, a public health icon CoE-FS mourns death of Professor David Sanders, a public health icon ‘Spinach more prone to carrying bacteria’ Impacts of climate change on food security not evenly distributed, conference hears Impacts of climate change on food security not evenly distributed, conference hears ‘Spinach more prone to carrying bacteria’ Picturing a nourishing food system SAHRC handed petition on food access for students SAHRC handed petition on food access for students Food safety ends in the home Food safety ends in the home Creating knowledge democracy in South Africa: The role of communities of practice Hungry for equality: Brazil’s state-subsidised student restaurant model as public policy Hungry for equality: Brazil’s state-subsidised student restaurant model as public policy Time to pay attention to hunger among South Africa’s students Time to pay attention to hunger among South Africa’s students Music plays second fiddle to food safety for young up-and-coming scientist Music plays second fiddle to food safety for young up-and-coming scientist Time for urgent action on ‘invisible crisis’ of student hunger, say UWC centres Time for urgent action on ‘invisible crisis’ of student hunger, say UWC centres Food Access for Students at University Exploited and vulnerable farm workers remain out in the cold UWC centres to present Human Rights Commission with petition on high levels of food insecurity among South Africa’s students UWC centres to present Human Rights Commission with petition on high levels of food insecurity among South Africa’s students Exploited and vulnerable farm workers remain out in the cold Food Access for Students at University Governments try to break down siloes in pursuit of tackling food insecurity Farm workers, let down by politicians, face new threats to their security Farm workers, let down by politicians, face new threats to their security Young researcher takes interest in biotechnology into food safety research Young researcher takes interest in biotechnology into food safety research Smallholder crop farming is on the decline in South Africa. Why it matters Smallholder crop farming is on the decline in South Africa. Why it matters Land reform in South Africa can be smart public policy Land reform in South Africa can be smart public policy Student finds revitalisation in food security studies Student finds revitalisation in food security studies UWC centres to host advocacy meeting on South Africa’s food insecure students   UWC centres to host advocacy meeting on South Africa’s food insecure students   World Food Safety Day: Food safety is everyone’s business World Food Safety Day: Food safety is everyone’s business Careful with spinach, no matter where you buy it Careful with spinach, no matter where you buy it Combating hunger and food insecurity in a rapidly urbanising continent Combating hunger and food insecurity in a rapidly urbanising continent Municipalities are not off the hook for food security Municipalities are not off the hook for food security South Africa’s civil society has role to play in addressing food insecurity South Africa’s civil society has role to play in addressing food insecurity Food innovation in Africa helps fight malnutrition and disease Food innovation in Africa helps fight malnutrition and disease Is the food on your plate good for you? Is the food on your plate good for you? Dietary diversity, breastfeeding and nutrition education key to child nutrition Dietary diversity, breastfeeding and nutrition education key to child nutrition Researchers help Eastern Cape farm explore new opportunities to improve livelihoods Researchers help Eastern Cape farm explore new opportunities to improve livelihoods Supermarkets and informal township entrepreneurs locked in symbiotic but uncomfortable relationship Supermarkets and informal township entrepreneurs locked in symbiotic but uncomfortable relationship EU/African task force proposes new way ahead for African rural development EU/African task force proposes new way ahead for African rural development Right to food is linked to the right to health and adequate nutrition Right to food is linked to the right to health and adequate nutrition ‘O jewa ke eng?’ – Hunger on our Campuses ‘O jewa ke eng?’ – Hunger on our Campuses Why SA’s food security policies have not lived up to their promise Why SA’s food security policies have not lived up to their promise Food security low on the national agenda Food security low on the national agenda ‘Warning signs’ in store to indicate what’s in your food ‘Warning signs’ in store to indicate what’s in your food SONA, budget ‘suggest food security is low on national agenda’ Food security ‘low on national agenda’ Food security ‘low on national agenda’ SONA, budget ‘suggest food security is low on national agenda’ Experts: SONA, budget speech suggest food security low on national agenda SONA and budget suggests that food security desperately low on the national agenda SONA and budget suggests that food security desperately low on the national agenda Experts: SONA, budget speech suggest food security low on national agenda Listeriosis rocks Tshwane! Listeriosis rocks Tshwane! Group gets up close and personal with city’s food system Organic & Natural Food Systems – Imperative for Climate Change Organic & Natural Food Systems – Imperative for Climate Change Does African agriculture need a Green Revolution? Does African agriculture need a Green Revolution? Listeria Hysteria on the menu at Science Forum South Africa 2018 Listeria Hysteria on the menu at Science Forum South Africa 2018 Food insecurity affecting elderly living with HIV in townships Food insecurity affecting elderly living with HIV in townships “When you take pills you must eat”- Study explores food, HIV and ART adherence among older people living with HIV “When you take pills you must eat”- Study explores food, HIV and ART adherence among older people living with HIV Participatory Visual Methods can contribute to Food Security research ‘Systems thinking’ can be used to solve complex food contamination problems ‘Systems thinking’ can be used to solve complex food contamination problems Odds stacked against smallholder farmers to reach goals set by government Odds stacked against smallholder farmers to reach goals set by government Post-doctoral fellow recognised for oral presentation excellence at IUFoST 2018 Post-doctoral fellow recognised for oral presentation excellence at IUFoST 2018 Informal market meat not necessarily less hygienic than formal supply chain Informal market meat not necessarily less hygienic than formal supply chain SA hosts global conference on food safety, security Researchers combat the impact of metals in soils to improve crop production & food safety Researchers combat the impact of metals in soils to improve crop production & food safety SA hosts global conference on food safety, security Informal trade may hold the key to food security Informal trade may hold the key to food security Food safety experts in Pretoria for International Food Safety Conference Food safety experts in Pretoria for International Food Safety Conference Food hygiene important in fight against listeria bacteria Policy certainty crucial to ensure ‘food security, thriving economy’ Policies needed for food security and nutrition Policies needed for food security and nutrition Policies needed for food security and nutrition Policies needed for food security and nutrition Policy certainty crucial to ensure ‘food security, thriving economy’ Food hygiene important in fight against listeria bacteria Various socio-economic factors must be addressed for SA to achieve food security Various socio-economic factors must be addressed for SA to achieve food security Next Generation Food Safety Technologies, a Central Focus of the 2nd International Conference for Food Safety and Security   Next Generation Food Safety Technologies, a Central Focus of the 2nd International Conference for Food Safety and Security   ASSAf honours for CoE’s Lise Korsten ASSAf honours for CoE’s Lise Korsten Obesity and economic status: what we found in Kenya’s slums Obesity and economic status: what we found in Kenya’s slums Poetry Award for CoE funded student Poetry Award for CoE funded student Student hunger an invisible crisis Student hunger an invisible crisis Nearly a third of SA university students go hungry NSFAS accused of feeding ‘hidden hunger’ crisis NSFAS accused of feeding ‘hidden hunger’ crisis Nearly a third of SA university students go hungry South Africa’s university students face a crisis: nearly a third go hungry South Africa’s university students face a crisis: nearly a third go hungry Poor students forced to queue for their only two meals a day Poor students forced to queue for their only two meals a day South Africa’s university students face a crisis: nearly a third go hungry South Africa’s university students face a crisis: nearly a third go hungry Under reported hidden hunger at SA universities Under reported hidden hunger at SA universities 30% of university students are hungry‚ conference told Hidden hunger on campus negatively impacts student performance 30% of university students are hungry‚ conference told Hidden hunger on campus negatively impacts student performance New approaches needed to beat food insecurity among students New approaches needed to beat food insecurity among students How the Lack of Affordable Vegetables is Creating a Billion-Dollar Obesity Epidemic in South Africa How the Lack of Affordable Vegetables is Creating a Billion-Dollar Obesity Epidemic in South Africa 2018 World Food Prize for Dr Lawrence Haddad of GAIN 2018 World Food Prize for Dr Lawrence Haddad of GAIN Belt tightening practices could wreck long term health South Africa is starting to accept public breastfeeding. But change is slow Feast in the footsteps of the first peoples Nutrition and Food Security Chair for Professor Schönfeldt South Africa must focus on its kids to meet UN development goals targets Hunger in SA: ‘We sometimes go to bed on an empty stomach’ How gendered power inequities shape food security strategies of women CoE researchers examine food hazards affecting child nutrition Food waste poses challenges to development and agricultural production Ancient food cultures hold clues for Africa’s food and nutrition security Malnourished kids at risk of depression Why South Africa’s social grants aren’t eradicating malnutrition Dr Bruno LOSCH (CIRAD / GovInn / UWC) speaking on the NEPAD Agricultural Atlas CoE study: Re-using farm waste to foster sustainable farming South African diets comprised of too much sugar and carbs – A study by the CoE in Food Security Report identifies key areas in food losses Local study identifies key areas in global food losses Report identifies key areas in food losses Renewable organic waste system to help make agriculture sustainable Creating economically sustainable beef production systems for SA’s small-holder farmers Turning small-holder cattle farming into a business Biochar’ could help clean SA’s polluted water SA men eat 60% more sugar and carbs than recommended SA diet is heavy in sugar and carbs South Africa`s Sugar and Carbs overdose…Study South Africans consume too much sugar and carbs Prof Raymond Auerbach on organic farming vs chemical fertilisers Prof Raymond Auerbach on organic farming vs chemical fertilisers Locals’ diet unhealthy, says study Locals’ diet unhealthy, says study SA diet worries experts South Africa’s sugar and carbs overdose Western Cape is particularly vulnerable to changing weather patterns Food safety and antibiotic resistance Malnutrition and obesity threaten the health of South Africans and the economy as a whole Food prices drive ‘hidden hunger’ Fighting for food as costs soar Next-gen focus on traditional farming Cry, the beloved, hungry country Public Transfers, Private Transfers, and Food Security: Does the source of transfers matter? Experts to discuss the triple burden of malnutrition during the World Nutrition Congress at the University of the Western Cape Food security research gets a focus and a home African symposium to address plant science, food security & sustainability linkages Food Security: Adversity is the best teacher Western Cape university launches centre in food security Food security challenges ‘Fake food’ spurring the rise in obesity Fighting food fraud — the manipulation, substitution or mislabelling of food Food insecurity is more than just severe hunger Micronutrient deficiencies rife in developing countries Vitamin A aids in beating malnutrition Healthy food too expensive for most South Africans Research chair to boost food security research in SA South Africa-British research chair initiative launched Bring climate-smart African grains to the dinner table for food security How innovation can contribute to food and nutrition security What led to world’s worst listeriosis outbreak in South Africa How safe is the food on your plate? CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2nd International Conference on Food Safety Hidden economy thriving on South Africa’s landfill sites Hunger, nutrition and food insecurity take to the stage Making traditional food fashionable again will boost nutrition and food security The paradox of why South Africa’s successful child grant programme isn’t so successful Difficult conversations about difficult partnerships in academia South Africa’s twin malnutrition challenges: hunger and obesity 40 to 60% of South Africans can’t afford to eat healthily What’s that in your mouth? Traceability the key to fighting food fraud Years of social grants fail to uplift stunted children Better governance can enhance an inclusive & just food system in South Africa Drought tolerant African crops are key for food security, researcher says The missing piece in fighting Africa’s malnutrition problems African Leaders Aim to Revive Efforts to Meet Global Nutrition Goals For good vibes and an Arts fix, don’t miss this Sopotela offers food for thought A truly dark comedy but the message is a very real one Funerals, Food and Feeding Schemes Fueled by Women in Full Flow A funny thing happens at the funeral Solving food insecurity will be no picnic, researchers say Another One’s Bread – comedy packed with social commentary and political barbs Another One’s Bread – hilarious local comedy Mike van Graan talks food security, class and gender explored in his new play Diabetic habits and histrionics for dead strangers Give is our daily bread Speaking ‘Another One’s Bread’ with Mike van Graan Hunger, nutrition and food insecurity take center stage in a theatre play Another One’s Bread opens at the Market Theatre Innovation key to improved commercial and smallholder farming in South Africa UNESCO Chair in African Food Systems launched at the Global Food Security Conference Plant health is the foundation for food security Provocative call for hike in food prices South Africa’s chronic food wasters dump food while compatriots starve Redressing gender power balance will have positive impact on food security Farming is a hardscrabble vocation LIVE – Global Food Security Conference 2017 What a waste! Research vs Action: Which do we need more of? From farm to fork: What is the key to safe water use on crops? In a world facing increasing poverty, sustainable agriculture is the foundation of food security and livelihoods Africa’s population explosion bad news for future food security International food security conference starts in Cape Town this week Health and nutrition also requires diversity Food security headlines major international conference in Cape Town The 3rd International Global Food Security Conference Hunger, nutrition and food insecurity take center stage in a play about ‘funerals, feeding and faking’ 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security National School Feeding Workshop 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security School feeding can be more effective with better policy implementation National School Nutrition Programmes are a vital lifeline for some National School Feeding Workshop The difference between nutrition and education Festival to stimulate fresh conversations about sociopolitics of food Experts gather to evaluate the impact of school feeding interventions in South Africa Global food security on the table at December conference in Cape Town Limited number of scholarships available to attend ‘Global Food Security’ Conference in Cape Town Getting off grid, harvesting rainwater Bin picking an asset to economy Collective-action needed to achieve food security and nutrition for all Bin picking an asset Hidden economy flourishing on local landfill sites Waste pickers save councils R700m a year – study Rampant food waste will affect food security of future generations Food Security co-director, scoops WRC Knowledge Tree Award How safe is the food on your plate? Transformation is key to creating new knowledge in South Africa CoE’s shaping South Africa’s future scientists Food consumption in South African townships Latest Stats SA poverty report Colloquium tackles ‘Competition, Concentration and Employment in the Food Sector’ Why title deeds aren’t the solution to South Africa’s land tenure problem Food security and the moral compass Informal sector businesses must be incorporated into retail space How food-secure is South Africa? How South Africa can fix the fact that one in four of its children go hungry Food economies at risk of distortion by formal sector grocery retail Inquiry aims to protect township business Supermarkets’ capture must fall‚ Competition Commission hears Formal grocery retail sector distorting food economies What do we do when we eat? Food security and the moral compass Science can help drive agricultural transformation in Africa Future of Africa depends on agriculture Food security and the moral compass Applying health research in South African schools for learners’ well-being Science has the power to boost farming in Africa. But a lot has to change How South Africa Can Fix the Fact That One in Four of Its Children Go Hungry CoE co-director Professor Lise Korsten speaks on the impact of post harvest food losses Chronically hungry children of SA need full plates and not empty words Quarter of SA children stunted by poor nutrition Quarter of SA children stunted by poor nutrition We know that children are stunted when they don’t grow Many children still suffer from stunting How South Africa can fix the fact that one in four of its children go hungry Retail sector distorting food economies How South Africa Can Fix the Fact That One in Four of Its Children Go Hungry United Nations Action Framework endorses Organic Food System Programme Experts caution against quick fixes for postharvest decay, food waste Research and innovation is key to reducing food waste caused by postharvest decay Food waste poses challenges to development and agricultural production Postharvest Pathology Symposium to address food waste Prevent postharvest losses to reduce food waste Fragmented policy in SA food security Asking the right questions about South Africa’s food system Berlin Charter: Creating Opportunities with the Young Generation in the Rural World Can land reform feed South Africa? Nutritional stunting and why SA is coming up short School feeding schemes can fill children’s tummies and farmers’ pockets SA Constitution guarantees right to food Almost 10 years of social grants fail to uplift stunted children Social grants not reducing malnutrition in SA Why social grants are not eradicating malnutrition You can be well-fed, but still suffer from malnutrition says Professor Devereux Social grants not winning the child malnutrition battle in South Africa SA kids remain ‘chronically malnourished’ Right to food must be put on state’s menu Why South Africa’s social grants aren’t eradicating malnutrition Constitution guarantees right to food, but policy implementation failing SA citizens Regional Sustainability Summit looks to make African food systems more climate resilient When it comes to grains‚ local is lekker African grains are key to economic & physical health CoE in Food Security researchers looking into enhancing crop productivity CoE study explores ways to reduce food losses from harvest to home Turning farm waste into food for plants and fish Eliminate food losses along food supply chain to stop waste Researchers turning farm waste into food for plants and fish Eucalyptus biochar could help clean wastewater Out of step, or leading the way? South Africa’s sugar tax: a bold move, and the right thing to do Analysis: Nutritional stunting and why SA is coming up short Too much sugar and carbs in South African Diet Multisectoral approach needed to attain food and nutrition security for all How to create economically sustainable beef production systems for SA’s smallholder farmers Can organic farming offer a solution to hunger? Universities must take lead in achieving SDGs – Jeffrey Sachs Does shame contribute to hunger and exclusion from social protection in South Africa? Food security and safety to come under the spotlight at the 2017 Postharvest Pathology Symposium 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security HLPE on Food Security &Nutrition launches eConsultation on the Draft V0 on Nutrition & food systems CoE affiliated researcher scoops NMU’s Engagement Excellence Award Scholarship & funding opportunity for postgraduate studies at the University of Pretoria Organic farming gets a bad rap. Why it shouldn’t Fighting for food as costs soar Seeds under siege: it’s time to support traditional systems Agri leaders’ share insights on global food security Corporate dominated food system fails the South African poor – researchers say Cry, the beloved, hungry country Levels of hunger are still serious or alarming in 50 countries – 2016 Global Hunger Index Can biofortified foods help Africa achieve food security? Obesity increasing at alarming rates while undernutrition levels remain high, says experts at World Nutrition Congress Lessons from Brazil:How the world can tackle child malnutrition and reduce stunting in 10 years How Vitamin A, iodine and iron play a part in beating malnutrition Annual Centres of Excellence showcase inspiring the next generation of scientists Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/AIDS was 15 years ago Food Security – The Good, the Bad and the Downright Dangerous Why being able to distinguish between a good and a bad fat matters so much Creating a new humanities menu without the intellectual junk food of neoliberal thought Homegrown solution for South Africa’s hungry Limited number of scholarships available to attend ‘World Nutrition’ Conference in Cape Town Current food system makes it difficult for small-scale farmers to compete with the established highly concentrated sector Why the African food basket should be full of beans and other pulses Winners of the 2015/2016 NSTF-South32 Awards Why South Africa needs fresh ideas to make land reform a reality Prof. Julian May on the seriousness of food security in SA Potatoes deserve to be a part of the super-food family Why child malnutrition is still a problem in South Africa 22 years into democracy Uniting researchers and journalists to bring about positive change Why a diverse diet is crucial for rural South Africans Mycotoxin contamination a global food safety threat UK-SA Bilateral Research Chair a timely boost for Food Security research in SA UK-SA Bilateral Research Chair a timely boost for Food Security research in SA Why urban agriculture isn’t a panacea for Africa’s food crisis World Nutrition Congress 2016: Addressing the double burden of malnutrition in a globalised world World Nutrition Conference 2016: Addressing the double burden of malnutrition in a globalised world Directors’ message: Much has been achieved since 2014 Can agriculture in Africa sustain a nourishing rural non-farm economy? What’s driving sub-Saharan Africa’s malnutrition problem? Informal Economy: Opportunity, Challenges and Contribution to Food Security Nutrition experts to address national and global food and nutrition policies in Cape Town South Africans consuming too much starch Why meat is important in the global battle against food insecurity Street food economies of the Global South: Alternative source of income? Innovative thinking key to reducing malnutrition in South Africa Food insecurity is a reality for millions of South Africans living in informal settlements South Africa’s real nutrition problems Food insecurity is more than just severe hunger Healthy diet remains unaffordable for most South Africans Have your (low GI) cake and eat it Transforming Nutrition: Context based strategies key to overcoming malnutrition Green revolution has not had the anticipated impact on nutrition in South Asia Interdisciplinary research key to food security studies UWC & Missouri symposium showcases cutting-edge plant research Plant science is key to food security and environmental sustainability Food insecurity: Is South Africa at risk? Much to celebrate for year-old DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security UWC and UP get the nod as co-hosts of the new Centre of Excellence in Food Security