Innofood Implementation countries and cities selected for WP2
Food consumption surveys were finalized in all the four countries selected to be benefiairies of the innofoodAfrica project. The four countries are Kenya, Uganda, Southafrica and Ethiopia. The survey was done in Ethiopia in two regions Addis ababa and Hawasa region. In Kenya, the survey has been done in kenya and the lower eastern region of the country in Chuka which is 172 kilometers from the capital city. In Uganda, we will work in two cities that is Kampala and Wakiso regions. Wakiso is a city in the Central Region of Uganda. It is the headquarters of Wakiso District. It is located on the Kampala-Hoima highway, approximately 20 kilometers north-west of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda. In south Africa the selected cities are Freestate and Gauteng. Gauteng is the smallest South African province. It is bordered by the provinces of Limpopo on the north, Mpumalanga on the east, Free State on the south, and North West on the west. In Freestate agriculture dominates the Free State landscape, with cultivated land covering 32,000 square kilometres, and natural veld and grazing a further 87,000 square kilometres of the province. It is also South Africa’s leader in the production of biofuels, or fuel from agricultural crops, with a number of ethanol plants under construction in the grain-producing western region.
With data entry and cleaning is finalized the team is working on conversion factors and the analyses of the data. It is also working to review existing food-based dietary guidelines.