Dr Nokuthula Vilakazi

Dr Nokuthula Vilakazi

South Africa

University of Pretoria

Future Africa

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Nokuthula is interested in the use of indigenous foods towards attaining SDG Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. Her work has contributed to the body of knowledge towards improving food security and nutrition using non-conventional technologies and indigenous foods. She is also involved in food security and nutrition policy analysis, monitor and evaluate at the household, national and global level. She has participated in improving collaboration between food security and nutrition researchers and the media towards policy change. With her science communication qualification, she evaluated the dissemination and uptake of knowledge generated by researchers, tracking the social impact of the researchers outputs using altmetrics.

Fields Of Expertise

Nutrition
Food Security
Science communication

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