Consumer Science - Research

Faculty of Consumer Sciences


The University wide research agenda captured and identified research needs from each faculty as per the input from societal and stakeholder needs. The Faculty of Consumer Sciences’ drafted its research agenda to highlight research needs across the sub-disciplines within the broader Consumer Science field.


  1. Household food security and livelihoods
  2. Consumer protection
  3. Nutrition and health
  4. Sustainable development
  5. Value addition of products (food, clothing/fibres)
  6. Poverty and vulnerability
  7. Gender and development
  8. Women and children issues in Swaziland