The Hungry Cities Partnership (HCP) is an international network of partner organizations which focuses on the relationships between rapid urbanization, urban food systems and migration in the Global South.

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HCP partner Abel Chikanda presents at the Larger Lecture webinar series of McMaster University on urban food insecurity in southern Africa

HCP partner Abel Chikanda presents his research on urban food insecurity in southern Africa at the Larger Lecture ...
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HCP hosts workshop on “Migration, Food Security and Crisis Management in the Gulf”

The Hungry Cities Partnership hosted a workshop in Waterloo, Canada on Migration, Food Security and Crisis Management in ...
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HCP director Jonathan Crush and partner Godfrey Tawodzera publish SAMP Migration Policy Series on pandemic remittance shocks and resilience

HCP director Jonathan Crush and partner Godfrey Tawodzera publish SAMP Migration Policy Series No. 86 on "Pandemic Remittance ...

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Xenophobic Citizenship, Unsettling Space, and Constraining Borders: Assembling Refugee Exclusion in South Africa’s Everyday

Jennifer Kandjii

— PhD Thesis — This dissertation investigates how myriad actors, including the state, citizens, civil society, refugees, and the media, intersect to shape refugee experiences in urban centers in South Africa. Building on six months of ethnographic fieldwork, it focuses on refugee lived experiences in this context to determine the…

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Corin Bailey, Roy McCree, Latoya Lazarus, and Natalie Dietrich Jones. (eds.) (2024). The Routledge Companion to Applied Qualitative Research in the Caribbean. Taylor & Francis.

DISCUSSION PAPER

Wild Foods, the Nutrition Transition and Urban Food Security in Northern Namibia

Ndeyapo Nickanor, Lawrence Kazembe and Jonathan Crush

Rapid urbanization and food system transformation in Africa have been accompanied by growing food insecurity, reduced dietary diversity and an epidemic of non-communicable disease. While the contribution of wild and indigenous foods (WIF) to the quality of rural household diets has been of longstanding attention, research on their consumption and…

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

THESIS

Xenophobic Citizenship, Unsettling Space, and Constraining Borders: Assembling Refugee Exclusion in South Africa’s Everyday

Jennifer Kandjii

— PhD Thesis — This dissertation investigates how myriad actors, including the state, citizens, civil society, refugees, and the media, intersect to shape refugee experiences in urban centers in South Africa. Building on six months of ethnographic fieldwork, it focuses on refugee lived experiences in this context to determine the…

BOOK

Corin Bailey, Roy McCree, Latoya Lazarus, and Natalie Dietrich Jones. (eds.) (2024). The Routledge Companion to Applied Qualitative Research in the Caribbean. Taylor & Francis.

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