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Hettie Schönfeldt


Hettie Schönfeldt

ARUA CoE Sustainable Food Systems, South Africa

Talk Title: A perspective on the validity of using Jones factors to calculate protein content

Professor Schönfeldt is an advocate for nutrition research, promoting excellence through the creation, translation and dissemination of science-based information into policies and training programmes.

She serves as scientific advisor to AFROFOODS, a network on the African continent, forming part of IUNS/UNU/FAO INFOODS Task Force. She is a co-director of the African Research Universities Alliance Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Food Systems and holds a Research Chair in Nutrition and Food Security. Her group’s research focuses on linking nutrient quantity and quality of foods to sustainable food systems for attaining nutrition and food security for all.