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Research outputs: FOOD SECURITY

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2021 Exploring food fortification potential of neglected legume and oil seed crops for improving food and nutrition security among smallholder farming communities: a systemic review

A systematic review of literature on value-addition and food fortification of cereals using neglected legume and oil seed crops among smallh...

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2021 Household vulnerability to food insecurity in rural South Africa: evidence from a nationally representative survey data

Using a nationally representative dataset from rural areas in South Africa, the study examines vulnerability to food insecurity using the Vu...

2021 Analysing the contribution of urban agriculture towards urban household food security in informal settlement areas

Rapid urban growth due to unprecedented rural-urban migration is putting pressure on urban food systems. The general impression is that hous...

2021 The status of population, food security, nutrition and sustainable development during the Covid-19 and lockdown period in South Africa

This paper is a follow-up from the Human Sciences Research Council's (HSRC's) Comprehensive Status Report on Population, Food and Nutrition ...

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