Goal 2: Zero Hunger
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

After a prolonged decline, world hunger appears to be on the rise again. Conflict, drought and disasters linked to climate change are among the key factors causing this reversal in progress.

Available technologies

Available technologies
Walter Sisulu University

Untangling the Water-Energy-Food Nexus The objective of this technology is to explore the efficacy of producing biogas from thermophilic anaerobic degradation of dairy wastes. A bench-scale proof-...

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

BamPro: A Bambara Nut Probiotic Beverage This drinking probiotic is made from an indigenous ground nut and is set to take the health food scene by storm. BamPro is high in protein, high in anti-...

SmartXchange

Smart Bee Hive: Digital Apiary Optimisation Beedale offers a fully integrated hardware and software solution for beekeepers. This management system tracks vital health and productivity metrics of...

Innovus

PhenoLAB is an online web-based analyses platform and database for wine producers. PhenoLAB incorporates highly accurate, extensive and robust analyses methods based on absorbency values for...

Durban University of Technology

Aquaculture Feed from Microalgae: Fish Food That Isn’t Fishy Commercial aquaculture represents the fastest-growing food production industry in the world. Traditional fishmeal used in aquaculture...

North West University

Optimal crop yield is pivotal to meeting market food demands and increasing the cost efficacy for farmers. The REDgrow technology is intended to manipulate the transmittance spectra, or wavelength...

University of Venda

Fruit Waste to Solve Inherited Water Problems According to a first aspect of the invention, there is provided a process for the bioremediation of acid mine tailings comprising or consisting of...

Mr Ernst Thompson

VivoCare: Safe Fat Chickens The use of antibiotic growth promotors (AGPs) in poultry and other livestock farming has become increasingly restricted, and banned in a number of countries, this is in...

University of Venda

Cultural Practices Rendered Safe Human Geophagia, a phenomenon widely practised especially in Africa, is the craving and deliberate ingestion of clayey soils. It is frequently practised by women...

South African Medical Research Council

We have developed a technology, which relates to an enriched extract and single active compound from rooibos tea. This compound has a demonstrable effect against a variety of metabolic disorders,...

Small Enterprise Development Agency

Abattoir Waste Collection and Treatment: Larvae Dispose of Waste We designed an insect based bio-conversion unit used for waste disposal in abattoir and food production settings. Our units are...

Vaal University of Technology

Activated Carbon: Local Production Using Local Nuts The invention describes a novel method of producing activated carbon from locally available nut shells. The invention provides a method to carry...

University of Limpopo

Marula Atchar: Local Fruit in New Product Research has revealed that the skin of the Marula fruit, indigenous to Africa, is rich in essential nutrients. We have developed a Marula Atchar product...

University of the Free State

Kovsie Brewery: Brewing Culture on Campus This microbrewery and adjunct Brew School were established in collaboration with University of Free State’s Department of Microbial, Biochemical and...

University of Fort Hare

Stress Tolerant Maize Variety: Higher Yield Maize Food security is an enormous challenge for the smallholder farming sector, especially in the Eastern Cape province where maize production is...

Central University of Technology Innovation Services

Phehla Cut Craft Brewery: Yeast Can Have Culture Too Completely unique to CUTis, Dr. Hanita Swanepoel initiated beer brewing as a hobby during her post-doctoral research fellowship. Her team soon...

University of Fort Hare

Diagnostic Pain Biomarker Kit: Better Humane Meat Quality This technology exploits the use of pain biomarkers to develop quantitative testing methods to establish or improve quality control...

Alvarita

GreenTest is a compact, award-winning, device that tests nitrate levels in fruit, vegetables, meat, and water, helping people to quantify their daily nitrate intake and make healthier choices. The...

Department of Trade and Industry
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ADEP is an incentive programme available to South African registered entities engaged in primary, secondary and ancillary aquaculture activities in both marine and freshwater classified under...

Tshwane University of Technology

TuGROW is a chicken feed which utilizes South African indigenous grains and edible insect protein in a unique formulation. TuGROW comes in two variations. The chicken feed on the two varieties of...

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

BamFibre is a natural, gluten-, lactose- and cholesterol- free soluble and insoluble fibre developed at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.  Bamfibre acts as a stabiliser and...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

UKZN Researchers have developed Sorghum varieties that are resistant to Striga. Striga is...

Rhodes University

The technology is aimed at producing enzyme-based (xylanase) animal feed additives for broilers and pigs, thus we aim to supply the additive to farmers at a commercial level. This innovation...

University of the Western Cape

iBATECH® is a proudly South African, cost-effective, safe, natural and organic botanical fertiliser and pesticide with promising commercial applications in the agriculture sector. iBATECH® is a...

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