Reflections on the first year of HealthyFoodAfrica

The HealthyFoodAfrica (HFA) project has now been up and running for over a year. It is a good time to reflect on where we are and where we want to be – both in the near, and in the more distant future. HFA is a project that aims to tackle the challenges of the food […]

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HealthyFoodAfrica kicks off to improve food systems in ten African cities

HealthyFoodAfrica is an EU-funded research & innovation action aiming at sustainable, equitable and resilient food systems in African cities. The project is a collaborative effort by 17 partners in both Europe and Africa. African agri-food systems are facing numerous challenges related to climate change, rapid population growth and urbanization. Both food production and consumption patterns […]

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Our consortium is currently meeting in Accra, Ghana. Yesterday evening we had a welcome party by the pool. Good music by the Ghana police band and good people! Thank you @csir_ghana for hosting us! #H2020
Many actors in the #foodsystems in Sub-Saharan Africa have ideas on how to increase food security and nutrition through novel food products and local initiatives. To support this, we developed a training kit and organised a summer school. Read more: #H2020
A food environment study was conducted by Kisumu Food System Lab in four informal settlements to better understand the foods available to consumers.

Read about the study's findings in one of our practice abstracts. #H2020 #FoodSystems