University of Pretoria
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Determination of food insecurity levels in Limpopo Province

posted on 2023-09-14, 10:48 authored by Mamphasha MdakaMamphasha Mdaka

As a measure of food security, the aim of the study was to investigate the access of households with livestock to essential nutrients for their families. During the month of August 2011, qualitative and quantitative data were collected from 600 families spanning five districts in the province of Limpopo. There was a compilation of data on the makeup of the household, dietary intake, cultivation of food, household income, and resource accessibility. To achieve the objectives of this study, accurate procedure of determining food security and destitution were obtained from this dataset and analysed.


Department of Science and Innovation (DSI)

National Research Foundation (NRF)

South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChl) in the National Development Plan Priority Area of Nutrition and Food Security, Unique number: SARCI170808259212



Animal Science

Sustainable Development Goals

  • 2 Zero Hunger