Scientists have irrefutable evidence that malnutrition, which affects one in three people, increases the risk of disease and death and reduces productivity and socioeconomic development. Can they also point to proven interventions to help?
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AJFAND is an academic journal — published quarterly — by the Rural Outreach Programme, a non-profit company based in Kenya. The journal's free-access website features peer-reviewed articles about poverty, food security, disease and agriculture in Africa. It also provides commentaries, short communications, book reviews, and relevant news and events. Students can submit work to the student section.
SA HealthInfo provides information about health and health research issues in Southern Africa, with topics ranging from HIV and malaria, to traditional medicines and nutrition. This part of the site provides information about ethics in research, including the South African MRC's latest guidance.
This online quarterly journal, published jointly by the US-based Institute of Food Technologists and the International Union of Food Science and Technology, publishes reports on food science and technology from around the globe. It also publishes policy papers, regional reports, updates on international regulations and feature articles on subjects such as food science and technology in West Africa and China.
Food security features often in the journal, and there is a special section in each issue dedicated to it.