Poverty Reduction Proceedings Report

Academy of Science of South Africa (2016)

Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2016). Poverty Reduction Proceedings Report. [Online] Available at: DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/assaf.2016/0009

Welcome Address from Assaf (Prof Barney Pityana, Vice-President, Assaf) 6 Welcome from Partner Organisation (Prof Yousuf Maudarbocus, Vice-President, Nasac) 9 Keynote Address (Dr Mamphela Ramphele, Nelson Mandela Foundation) 10 Theme 1: Food Security and Agriculture (Facilitator: Prof Himla Soodyall, Human Genomic Diversity and Disease Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand) 16 The Scramble for Africa’s Food Security: Food and Nutrition Trends in the sub-Saharan Economic Powerhouses (Prof Julian May, Director, DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security, University of the Western Cape) 16 How to Look at Food Security as a Complex Issue (Dr Patrick Caron, CIRAD, France, and Chairperson, High-Level Panel of Experts of the Committee on World Food Security) 20 Strategy for Agricultural Transformation in Africa (2016 - 2025): Feed Africa (Mr Joseph Coompson, Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, African Development Bank) 22 New Zealand-based Opportunities for Africa to Enhance its Agriculture (Prof Hazel Chapman, University of Canterbury, New Zealand and Founder and Director, Nigerian Montane Forest Project, Nigeria) 26 Theme 2: Social Determination of Health (Facilitator: Dr Oladoyin Odubanjo, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Academy of Sciences) 33 Urbanisation as a Social Determinant of Health Imperative: Addressing Spatial Inequality while Meeting Rapid Urbanisation – Who Gets Left Out? (Dr Olufunke Fayehun, Nigeria Young Academy of Science) 33 The Disease Burden – Health Infrastructure, Social Cohesion and/or Exclusion that Affect Social Determinants of Health: HIV/AIDS, Ebola,

Publisher: Academy of Science of South Africa
Sponsorship: Department of Science and Technology, the IAP, the New Zealand High Commission in Pretoria. GenderInSITE was sponsored by UNESCO, USAID, the Centre of Excellence in Food Security of the University of the Western Cape, the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and NASAC.