We are delighted to present a guest blog by Dr John Lever and Dr James Scott Vandeventer from the University of Huddersfield about an aquaponics farm in West Yorkshire.
Artist Kerry Morrison has written further reflections on her week spent in Manchester’s Whitworth Park with Jasmine Black as part of the Changing Treescapes AHRC project.
Artist Kerry Morrison has written some reflections on her week spent in Manchester’s Whitworth Park with Jasmine Black as part of the Changing Treescapes AHRC project.
CCRI Research Assistant, Jasmine Black has recently spent time exploring Manchester’s Whitworth park ahead of undertaking two weeks of fieldwork there for the Changing Treescapes project. She has written this reflective piece about her experiences there.
This blog presents an analysis of small-scale farmers’ resilience in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. It was written by a research team led by Stefania Lemke at Coventry University.
The CCRI Winter School took place last month in exceptional circumstances. Although in the virtual environment it was still a warm and supportive one. PhD student Pippa Simmonds recounts the activities across the three days.
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.
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.
In this blog, we hear from Dr. John Lever, Reader at the Centre for Sustainability, Responsibility, Governance and Ethics at the University of Huddersfield who has been conducting research on the regional food system in Kirklees in West Yorkshire for over five years.
Entitled ‘COVID-19 Reset: Place-based food initiatives in a time of crisis’ we hear from Dr. Rebecca Sandover, Research Fellow University of Exeter and Trustee Food Exeter.