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Former QES-AS Scholar, Graeme Young, publishes article on urban informal economies and peacebuilding in Third World Quarterly

Former QES-AS Scholar, Graeme Young, publishes article on urban informal economies and peacebuilding in Third World Quarterly. This article outlines three contrasting perspectives on peacebuilding and argues that any effort to incorporate urban informal economies into peacebuilding processes must prioritise democratic inclusion, grassroots organisation and formal employment creation if they are to have a meaningful…

HCP’s COVID-19 and Food Security in China project featured on Government of Canada website

HCP’s COVID-19 and Food Security in China project featured on Government of Canada website.¬†

Jonathan Crush and Zhenzhong Si publish commentary on COVID-19 and the food system

The commentary entitled “COVID-19 Containment and Food Security in the Global South” coauthored by Jonathan Crush and Zhenzhong Si is published on the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development. The paper highlights the significance of food security in effective and sustainable global response to the COVID-19 (and any further) viral pandemics. The paper…

HCP publishes research brief No.5 on COVID-19 and food security

HCP publishes research brief No. 5 on COVID-19 and food security, reporting the diverse grassroots community organizing practices to ensure food security during the lockdown of Wuhan.

HCP’s Gareth Haysom comments on the relationship between COVID-19, hunger and violence in Cape Town, South Africa

HCP’s Gareth Haysom comments on the relationship between COVID-19, hunger and violence in Cape Town, South Africa https://boasblogs.org/witnessingcorona/when-slow-violence-collides-with-visceral-hunger/

HCP publishes research brief No.4 on COVID-19 and food security

The research brief titled “From wet markets to online purchase: Food shopping patterns during COVID-19 in Wuhan and Nanjing, China” examines the changes in food shopping patterns since the COVID-19 outbreak and compares the major food accessing channels.

HCP publishes research brief No.3 on COVID-19 and food security

The research brief titled “Food security challenges in Chinese cities during the COVID-19 pandemic” summarizes some of the key results of the online survey conducted in March 2020. It highlights the food insecurity in Wuhan and Nanjing because of COVID-19.

HCP publishes research brief No.2 on COVID-19 and food security

HCP publishes research brief No.2 on COVID-19 and food security. The research brief titled “Mobility control and urban food policy responses to COVID-19 in China” is co-authored by Taiyang Zhong, Zhenzhong Si and Jonathan Crush. It assesses the effectiveness of pre-existing contingency plans and the development of emergency food policies in Wuhan and Nanjing during…

HCP publishes its first research brief on COVID-19 and food security

HCP publishes Research Brief No.1 on COVID-19 and food security research. The research brief authored by Jonathan Crush and Zhenzhong Si is titled No.1¬†COVID-19 Containment and Food Security in the Global South. It points out that an effective and sustainable global response to the COVID-19 (and any further) viral pandemics must ensure that food security…

HCP publishes report on inclusive growth and informal food vending in Nairobi, Kenya

HCP publishes report on inclusive growth and informal food vending in Nairobi, Kenya. The report demonstrates that the informal food sector makes food more accessible and affordable in low-income areas and to food-insecure households in Nairobi. It is also a major source of employment and income for the vendors involved.