SDG Intro

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.

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Agricultural Research Council

Sweet potato is an excellent source of energy, while containing substantial quantities of vitamin C and also contribute B-vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, zinc and iron to the human diet. It...

Nambu Group (Pty) Ltd

Nambu has developed an innovative low-cost model of insect protein production that turns food and other organic waste streams into a high-value source of proteins, oils and micronutrients ideal for...

North-West University

This invention relates to the use of free L-proline in the preparation of a supplement, and to a supplement so prepared, as well as a method using such a supplement for supplementing the concentration...

Agricultural Research Council

Currently, the ARC have three commercial cultivars, Ratel, Steenbok and Tredou.  Ratel consists of a medium growth period whereas Steenbok consists of a short growth period with good drought tolerance...

Innovation Highway

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

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Reducing the capital cost of irrigation farming and...

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 as...

Odette BAHATI

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

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Technology Innovation Agency

Limpopo AgroFood Technology Station (LATS) was established to achieve the eight anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), within the context of the National Development...

Technology Innovation Agency

AgriFood Technology Station (ATS) is well placed in a state of the art complex on the Bellville campus of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). This includes a Pilot Plant with different...