Tag Archives for food security

Two successful grant bids

Two valuable projects linked to SPERI’s core research programmes have been awarded large grants. The first project, entitled ‘Beyond Trafficking and Slavery: Towards Decent Work for All’, has been awarded to Dr Genevieve LeBaron as part of the ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund Networks. Through the grant, LeBaron and her collaborators will bring together global stakeholders to map the knowledge … Continue reading

13 December 2016 by
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Setting a local and regional agenda for food justice: conference report

SPERI Research Fellow Hannah Lambie-Mumford  was a panellist on Friday 7 November at the Food justice conference which took place in the context of the ESRC Festival of the Social Sciences. The conference was organised by the South Yorkshire Local Authority University Network (SYLAUN) and brought together leading researchers with practitioners, businesses, policy-makers, community organisations and advocates. Food justice covers … Continue reading

10 November 2014 by
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Hungry for change: food insecurity in the wake of the crisis

The politics of the financial crisis have generated rising and unacceptable levels of hunger in advanced societies The only things that seem to be growing in the UK and US economies these days are hunger and food insecurity. The growth of food banks and other forms of hunger-relief charities is a strong reminder of the ‘pseudo-recovery’ we are in and … Continue reading

16 December 2013 by
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