Gender, COVID-19 and Food Systems: Impacts, Community Responses and Feminist Policy Demands

Gender, COVID-19 and Food Systems: Impacts, Community Responses and Feminist Policy Demands

Jessica Duncan from Wageningen University & Dr Priscilla Claeys, from Coventry University summaris key findings from their recently published report Gender, COVID-19 and Food Systems: Impacts, Community Responses and Feminist Policy Demands, which examines how women working across food systems are experiencing and responding to the crisis and its outcomes.

FRC Covid-19 Food Policy Trackers

FRC Covid-19 Food Policy Trackers

The Food Research Collaboration has launched an interactive Policy Tracker that shows how the English government’s responses to the unfolding Covid-19 crisis affected the food system, with parallel versions for South Africa and India. FRC Director Rosalind Sharpe, explains why the FRC thought it was important to capture policy as it unfolded.

Appointment of Future of UK Treescapes Ambassadors

Appointment of Future of UK Treescapes Ambassadors

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) are pleased to announce the appointment of ambassadors to its Future of Treescapes research programme. Professor Clive Potter of Imperial College London and Dr Julie Urquhart of the University of Gloucestershire will be joint Ambassadors, playing a central role in ensuring the programme is highly visible profile and successfully delivered.   The Future of UK Treescapes programme aims to advance understanding of the type and scale of woodland planting and forest establishment that will be needed in the UK to