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. John has been conducting research on the regional food system in Kirklees in West Yorkshire for over five years. This blog post draws on a recent University of Huddersfield funded project (A safe and just local food system) exploring its changing dynamics during the Covid-19 health pandemic.
In the latest blog post related to COVID-19 and sustainable food systems, we hear from Steven McGreevy & Norie Tamura from the FEAST project at the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan who discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected rural and urban areas in Japan.
As CCRI continues its series of blogs concerning Covid-19 and sustainable food systems, we welcome a contribution from Rosalind Sharpe and Kelly Parsons on why coordination is critical when developing food policy.
In this post concerning sustainable food systems during the Covid-19 pandemic, Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins, Matt Reed, Dan Keech and Damian Maye reflect on lessons learned during the ongoing Horizon 2002 project, ROBUST.