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Food security exists when all people at all times have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life
— FAO

Committee on World Food Security (2012)

Food security is imperative for human survival with dignity

Food security is imperative for human survival with dignity

The CoE-FS is co-hosted by UWC and UP

The CoE-FS is co-hosted by UWC and UP

Welcome to the Centre of Excellence in Food Security

The Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation Centre of Excellence in Food Security, is jointly hosted by the University of the Western Cape and the University of Pretoria. We arethe first DST-NRF Centre of Excellence to be hosted at a historically black university.

The Centre is a virtual organisation that brings together the expertise of numerous South African and international institutions and over 100 researchers across various disciplines.

Visit our official website on: www.foodsecurity.ac.za for information and updates about our reserach. 
 

 

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