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  1. Assessment of food gardens as nutrition tool in primary schools in South Africa

    Assessment of food gardens as nutrition tool in primary schools in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: To assess knowledge, perceptions and practices on food production amongst learners and educators, gardening activities and management of school food gardens in schools participating in the National School Nutrition Programme.
  2. Food intake and meal pattern of adolescents in school in Ila Orangun, south-west Nigeria

    Food intake and meal pattern of adolescents in school in Ila Orangun, south-west Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: This study was designed to assess the food intake and describe the meal pattern of adolescents attending public secondary schools in Ila Orangun, south-west Nigeria.
  3. Community-based agricultural interventions in the context of food and nutrition security in South Africa

    Community-based agricultural interventions in the context of food and nutrition security in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Despite South Africa being a food-secure country in terms of aggregate food availability, it is listed by the World Health Organization as one of 36 high-burden countries, home to large numbers of stunted children. Recent findings, in the context of...
  4. Challenges to implementing the food-based dietary guidelines in the South African primary school curriculum: a qualitative study exploring the perceptions of principals and curriculum advisors

    Challenges to implementing the food-based dietary guidelines in the South African primary school curriculum: a qualitative study exploring the perceptions of principals and curriculum advisors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: The South African food-based dietary guidelines (FBDG) were developed and implemented to promote healthy lifestyles in the population along with preventing non-communicable diseases and other forms of diet-related illness. The FBDG were recommended for implementation within the national school...
  5. School tuck shops in South Africa—an ethical appraisal

    School tuck shops in South Africa—an ethical appraisal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    It can be postulated that schools have an ethical responsibility to protect children from an unhealthy food environment. Against the backdrop of stunting, overweight and micronutrient deficiencies prevalent in South African children, the aim of this scoping study is to...
  6. The effects of soil amendments and mulch on emergence, pod development and yield of bambara groundnut (<em>Vigna subterranea</em> L.) in a hard-setting soil

    The effects of soil amendments and mulch on emergence, pod development and yield of bambara groundnut (<em>Vigna subterranea</em> L.) in a hard-setting soil

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Poor crop establishment is a common problem in the soils of semi-arid areas of South Africa and is often one of the main factors limiting crop yields. Hard-setting Hutton soils (Chromic Luvisol) expose shoots of emerging crop seedlings to high...
  7. An overview of indigenous crop development by the Mpumalanga Department of Agriculture and Land Administration (DALA)

    An overview of indigenous crop development by the Mpumalanga Department of Agriculture and Land Administration (DALA)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Indigenous as well as indigenized crops form part of the daily diet of the smallholder and developing farmers in the Mpumalanga province. Developmental efforts by national research institutes on these crops under smallholder environments have been negligible in the past...
  8. Proximate composition of carob cultivars growing in South Africa

    Proximate composition of carob cultivars growing in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Five carob (Ceratonia siliqua L.) cultivars grown in South Africa were analysed for proximate and polyphenol composition as well as for mineral, amino and fatty acid content. Carob pods from the five cultivars were obtained from two locations in the...
  9. Resilience in Children of Poverty

    Resilience in Children of Poverty

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Most studies reviewed show that poverty has a negative impact on school success and the social and emotional functioning of learners in schools. Students' personal beliefs about their capabilities were found to influence their motivation and learning in schools. However,...
  10. THE FOOD OF <em>BARBUS MATTOZI</em> GUIMARAES. 1884, (PISCES: CYPRINIDAE) IN A ZIMBABWE IMPOUNDMENT

    THE FOOD OF <em>BARBUS MATTOZI</em> GUIMARAES. 1884, (PISCES: CYPRINIDAE) IN A ZIMBABWE IMPOUNDMENT

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    The food from the gut contents of 853 Barbus mattozi of various sizes were examined and analysed. The results showed a dietary transition from planktonivorous and omnivorous to piscivorous with increasing size of fish. At sizes larger than 230 nm...