Dr Xolile Mkhize
Mangosuthu University of Technology
Xolile Mkhize is a PhD student in the field of Food and Nutrition at Durban University of Technology. Her research project focuses on legume production and consumption within elderly farmers in addressing food insecurity. She is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the field of Food and Nutrition in Department of Community Extension at Mangosuthu University of Technology for the past three years and has also worked at other academic institutions such (Durban University of Technology and University of Zululand). She has worked in various community research projects focusing on food and nutrition security among vulnerable groups and also involved in the promotion of urban agriculture in city of Durban. She has over eight years of industrial experience in the food industry.
legume production and consumption within elderly farmers in addressing food insecurity