Theme 5: One health – soil, human, animal health

Theme 5: One health – soil, human, animal health

The transformation of food systems in Africa cannot occur without taking into account the well-being of people, the environment, and animals. This session delves into agricultural practices and their impact on the health of individuals, animals, and the environment. The session will convene researchers and key stakeholders to gain a deeper understanding of the most effective approaches to transforming African food systems. This session will be co-hosted by FSNet-Africa and FoSTA-Health. 

Date: Wednesday 18 October 2023 

Time: 14:00 – 17:30 (SAST) 





Dr Roselyne Shayo-Ngowi, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania 

Research topic: Drivers of food choices: Implications for nutrition and safety in Tanzania 




Dr Tiwonge Mzumara-Gawa, Malawi University of Science and Technology, Malawi 

Research topic: Birds, insects, and crop interaction between subsistence farms and macadamia orchards in Malawi  




Dr Sharon Lungu, University of Pretoria, South Africa 

Research topic: Knowledge, perceptions and practices of feed producers, poultry farmers and Moringa Oleifera producers regarding the use of Moringa as an additive in poultry feed  




Dr Nana Kwapong, University of Ghana, Ghana 

Research topic: The complexities of the adoption of climate-smart agricultural practices: Reflections from Ghana  




This session is being co-hosted by FSNet-Africa and FoSTA-Health.