Goal 2: Zero Hunger
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

After a prolonged decline, world hunger appears to be on the rise again. Conflict, drought and disasters linked to climate change are among the key factors causing this reversal in progress.

Available technologies

Available technologies
Water Research Commission

The proposed technology is a vertical modular hydroponics pipe system which affords cultivated plants continuous access to mineral solution even while the irrigating system is off. The design...

Nambu Group (Pty) Ltd

Nambu turns food waste into high quality (insect) protein for use in animal feed. The product is ideally suited for use in the poultry, pig and aquaculture industries, and provides a cost-...

Agricultural Research Council

The product offers healthy bread naturally fortified by the nutrition of Amaranth. The bread contains high micronutrients including iron, zinc, vitamin A and C from the indigenous Amaranth species...

Tofaa (Pty) Ltd

Tofaa has developed an energy-efficient egg incubator - the Kukata egg incubator whose purpose is to help poultry farmers boost their production levels in an energy-efficient way. Kukata is built...

Mushroom House

The research on mushrooms is aimed at obtaining information around the medicinal properties of mushrooms and how it can be used for both animals and humans. We are currently working on animal feed...

University of Fort Hare

Stress Tolerant Maize Variety: Higher Yield Maize Food security is an enormous challenge for the smallholder farming sector, especially in the Eastern Cape province where maize production is...

Mr. Henry Ngale Foretia

The Poultry Farmers Management System Platform  (SaveTheChicken App) combines AI, big data and big data analytics into predictive models that function in real-time by facilitating accurate, rapid...

Small Enterprise Development Agency

Abattoir Waste Collection and Treatment: Larvae Dispose of Waste We designed an insect based bio-conversion unit used for waste disposal in abattoir and food production settings. Our units are...

Rhodes University

The technology is aimed at producing enzyme-based (xylanase) animal feed additives for broilers and pigs, thus we aim to supply the additive to farmers at a commercial level. This innovation...

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF LESOTHO

The potential of agro-processing in Lesotho, especially using sorghum, pumpkin and pumpkin seeds to produce sorghum muesli and sorghum baked products is not fully exploited. Super-foods, trading...

Innovus

PhenoLAB is an online web-based analyses platform and database for wine producers. PhenoLAB incorporates highly accurate, extensive and robust analyses methods based on absorbency values for...

Walter Sisulu University

Untangling the Water-Energy-Food Nexus The objective of this technology is to explore the efficacy of producing biogas from thermophilic anaerobic degradation of dairy wastes. A bench-scale proof-...

North West University

Optimal crop yield is pivotal to meeting market food demands and increasing the cost efficacy for farmers. The REDgrow technology is intended to manipulate the transmittance spectra, or wavelength...

Department of Trade and Industry
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ADEP is an incentive programme available to South African registered entities engaged in primary, secondary and ancillary aquaculture activities in both marine and freshwater classified under...

Alvarita

GreenTest is a compact, award-winning, device that tests nitrate levels in fruit, vegetables, meat, and water, helping people to quantify their daily nitrate intake and make healthier choices. The...

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

BamFibre is a natural, gluten-, lactose- and cholesterol- free soluble and insoluble fibre developed at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.  Bamfibre acts as a stabiliser and...

Odette BAHATI

The Drycard is an affordable device invented by the University of California,Davis in USA   that enables smallscale farmers to measure the moisture content  of their produce  and therefore prevent...

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

BamPro: A Bambara Nut Probiotic Beverage This drinking probiotic is made from an indigenous ground nut and is set to take the health food scene by storm. BamPro is high in protein, high in anti-...

University of Limpopo

Marula Atchar: Local Fruit in New Product Research has revealed that the skin of the Marula fruit, indigenous to Africa, is rich in essential nutrients. We have developed a Marula Atchar product...

Agricultural Research Council

Joybells is a dark red, seedless grape cultivar ripening in the early mid-season (from mid-January in the Hex valley). Berries are crunchy with good attachment and excellent eating quality and...

University of the Western Cape

iBATECH® is a proudly South African, cost-effective, safe, natural and organic botanical fertiliser with promising commercial applications in the agriculture sector. iBATECH® is a natural plant...

South African Medical Research Council

We have developed a technology, which relates to an enriched extract and single active compound from rooibos tea. This compound has a demonstrable effect against a variety of metabolic disorders,...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

UKZN Researchers have developed Sorghum varieties that are resistant to Striga. Striga is parasitic weed and one of the major biotic constraints limiting production and productivity in Africa in...

Innovation Highway

The development of a proprietary irrigation pivot with a walkabout action, to increase surface reach with a single pivot. 

Development Impact

Reducing the capital...

SmartXchange

Smart Bee Hive: Digital Apiary Optimisation Beedale offers a fully integrated hardware and software solution for beekeepers. This management system tracks vital health and productivity metrics of...

Durban University of Technology

Aquaculture Feed from Microalgae: Fish Food That Isn’t Fishy Commercial aquaculture represents the fastest-growing food production industry in the world. Traditional fishmeal used in aquaculture...

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