What is the project about?

The overall goal of HealthyFoodAfrica is to make food systems in 10 African cities in six countries more sustainable, equitable and resilient by reconnecting food production and food consumption in effective ways. The context-specific insights gained through 10 localized Food System Labs will be analysed through five thematic focuses.

Healthy nutrition: Improving nutrition and health through transformation of consumption patterns towards sustainable healthy diets

Healthy nutrition

Sustainable food production: Strengthening sustainability, resilience and diversity of food production systems to produce healthy and nutritious food

Sustainable food production

Food packaging and safety: Developing innovative post-harvest technologies to improve food safety and reduce food waste

Food packaging and safety

Food chain governance: Innovative governance arrangements for sustainable, resilient and nutritious agri-food chains

Food chain governance

Innovative food products: Development of novel food products, tools and processes to support innovative agri-business models

Innovative food products

Food System Labs

HealthyFoodAfrica is localized in 10 cities in six African countries. They cover a wide spectrum of food systems and contexts in East, West and Southern Africa. Each Food System Lab brings together social entrepreneurs, farmers, activists, businesses and policy makers to tackle specific challenges in the local food system.

Read more about Food System Labs