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Jane Battersby, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Molly Jahn

Jane Battersby is a senior researcher at the African Centre for Cities University of Cape Town, South Africa, where she leads the food security and food systems cluster. She is the Research Coordinator of the ESRC-funded Consuming Urban Poverty project and the PI and the IDRC-Funded Nourishing Spaces project. She is the Premio Carasso Laureate 2017. Her work focuses on urban food security, food systems and the right to food with particular interest in the nutrition transition in Africa, linking SDGs 2&11 and food in the New Urban Agenda.

View website: www.africancentreforcities.net/people/jane-battersby/

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