• PI: Thandi Puoane
  • Funder: DST/NRF CoE in Food Security
  • Dates: 06/11/2014 - 31/12/2015

Project Summary

Provide insights about complex relationships between societal factors and individual nutrition-related risk factors for NCDs and undernutrition in children (0-13)

Key Activities

Langa and Mount Frere

2014 Phase 1 - preassesment; literature Review of interventions in  LIC, MIC

Data collection: household and comm

10 fieldworkers-post grad; 4 NRF interns; 


PURE team in Eastern Cape and Langa

UWC Dietetics

UCT African Centre for Cities- African Food Security Urban Network (AFSUM) 

CUNY SOPH/Hunter College 

School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape
Robert Sobukwe Road, Bellville 7535, Republic of South Africa
Tel: +27-21 - 959 2809 | Fax: +27- 21 - 959 2872 | Email: nkomeni@uwc.ac.za