As SURE-Farm is coming to an end, the CCRI released a booklet summarizing the key results and messages from the work conducted since 2017. The booklet reports impacts and recommendations for the social, economic and environmental context of the East of England arable farming system.
In April 2020, CCRI’s Professor of Agri-Food Studies, Damian Maye began collating articles related to COVID-19 and Food Systems. This has now developed into an interactive database with over 1000 articles.
A new article written by Damian Maye and Julie Urquhart has just been published in the Journal of Rural Studies that seeks to examine the online discourses regarding sustainable meat consumption by analysing a range of ‘hashtags’.
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.
Over the last two years, Professor Damian Maye has been working with fellow academics Moya Kneafsey, Lewis Holloway and Michael K. Goodman on an exciting new book about the future of food.
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.
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.
In the latest Covid-19 and sustainable food systems blog, CCRI researcher Jasmine Black discusses the resilience of CSA and veg box schemes.
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.