African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 978

Table of Content: June 2024; 18(5)

June 2024

Overview of climate-induced food insecurity in Nigeria

Food insecurity presents a formidable challenge in Nigeria, exacerbated by the interplay of climate change and conflicts. This study delves into the multifaceted nature of food insecurity in Nigeria and offers strategies for both mitigation and adaptation. Employing secondary data analysis and literature review, we shed light on the profound impacts of climate-induced food insecurity on public health. Our analysis...

Author(s): Bright Oluwatomilola Olunusi

June 2024

A survey of fruits and vegetables consumed in Ghanaian households and their micromineral content

Fruits and vegetables are good sources of microminerals essential for life. However, they can be relatively expensive and may even be unavailable during off-season periods. Many people do not consume fruits and vegetables frequently due to their high cost. As a result, they rely more on cereals, leading to malnutrition. This study aimed to determine the extent of fruit and vegetable consumption by Ghanaian households...

Author(s): Janice Dwomoh Abraham, Philip Nyarko Kwakye, Abraham Baiden and Francis Mensah