Prof Dharini Sivakumar

DSI-NRF Professor Sivakumar is attached to the Tshwane University of Technology (Pretoria Technikon) as a South African Research Chair (SARChI) in Phytochemical Food Network to Improve the Nutritional Quality for Consumers. The Phytochemical Food Network programme focus on interdisciplinary research programmes to create small and medium based agro processing industries targeting newly innovative functional food from indigenous plant based resources. This research programme also aims to improve the bio economy via the grass root innovations by creating. employment and preserving culture & heritage to empower the rural communities.

Publications contributed to by Prof Dharini Sivakumar: