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Welcome to the DST - NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security

The Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation Centre of Excellence in Food Security, is jointly hosted by the University of the Western Cape and the University of Pretoria. This is the first DST-NRF Centre of Excellence to be hosted at a historically black university. The Centre is a virtual organisation that brings together the expertise of numerous South African and international institutions, as well as over 100 researchers across various disciplines.

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