South Africa has a tradition of evidence-based decision making, grounded in the findings of national surveys. But many of them remain a largely untapped resource for understanding the contextual experience of food insecurity.
Through her doctoral work with the Institute for Food Nutrition and Wellbeing at UP, Deborah Kupolati is helping a new generation eat healthier by developing a nutrition education programme for primary school teachers.
South Africa's planned sugar tax will take effect on 1 April 2017. Prof Hettie Carina Schönfeldt, Beulah Pretorius and Dr Nicolette Hall from UP discuss the benefits of this decision in an article published on The Conversation.
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