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Adjunct Professor, Stellenbosch University

Scott Drimie has two decades of research and teaching expertise related to food systems, livelihoods and vulnerability in Africa, with in-depth knowledge of food and nutrition security. Taking a largely political economy lens, he has focused primarily on food policy and the facilitation of new institutional arrangements for food system governance. Scott has wide-ranging skills in cross-disciplinary research and, at Stellenbosch University, is a Professor at the Nutrition Division, Department of Global Health, Faculty of Health and Medicine Sciences. He has directed the Southern Africa Food Lab ( since 2013. This initiative brings together stakeholders in the regional food system to identify and pilot innovative means to achieve long-term, sustainable food security.


  • –present
    Adjunct Associate Professor, Stellenbosch University


  • 2000 
    Cambridge University, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation