Sheryl Hendriks

Sheryl Hendriks is Professor of Food Security in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development and Director of the Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Professor Sheryl L Hendriks is a food security expert with extensive experience in policy analysis and programme design as well as food security monitoring and evaluation systems. She is engaged in high-level global food security policy think tanks and panels, is influential in food security and nutrition policy circles in Africa and actively supports food policy reform in African countries. She leads the University of Pretoria’s Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being. She has made a significant contribution to capacity building for food security in Africa, having trained, mentored and supervised graduates and professionals from over 18 African countries, establishing a large network of graduates.