LEVERAGED PROJECTS

Leveraged Projects

In addition, the UNESCO Chair in African Food Systems held by CoE-FS director Professor Julian May, the CoE-FS provides a vehicle for networking and building a Community of Practice in African food systems.

Other leveraged research activities include:

  1. South Africa/United Kingdom Bilateral Research Chair in Social Protection for Food Security funded by the Newton Fund and the NRF;
  2. Leap Agri – (1) Partnerships for healthy diets and nutrition in Urban African food systems – evidence and strategy (Nouricity) and (2) Explaining food systems transformations in rapidly changing African Cities (Food4Cities).

Furthermore, the awarding of the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform, Department of Science and Innovation and National Research Foundation Community of Practice (CoP) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Risk Assessment (RA), to the University of Pretoria Chair in Poultry Health and the Chair in Nutrition and Food Security, will strengthen the CoE-FS activities within the next five-year cycle.

CURRENT PROJECTS

Hunger, social protection and shame

Related Articles & publications

Principal Investigators

Dr Stephen Devereux

Dr Stephen Devereux is a Research Fellow and founding Director of the ‘Centre for Social Protection’ at the Institute of...

Read
FOOD SYSTEM GOVERNANCE
Governance, Power and Public Engagement in Food Systems

South Africa’s agro-food system is undergoing rapid, corporate driven restructuring with implications...

INNOVATION
Technological Innovation

The technological and enterprise innovations that build livelihoods and food security in...

HEALTH AND SAFETY
Nutrition, Health and Safety

Food security exists when all people within a society, at all times,...