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MiFOOD Collaborator Chetan Choithani publishes new book “Migration, Food Security and Development”

MiFOOD Collaborator Chetan Choithani publishes new book “Migration, Food Security and Development: Insights from Rural India“. The book published by Cambridge University Press examines the role of migration as a livelihood strategy in influencing food access among rural households. Migration forms a key component of livelihoods for an increasing number of rural households in many…

HCP’s Cameron McCordic and Bruce Frayne coauthor new paper about food security implications of disrupted access to basic services

HCP’s Cameron McCordic and Bruce Frayne coauthor new paper with Naomi Sunu and Clare Williamson which is entitled “The Household Food Security Implications of Disrupted Access to Basic Services in Five Cities in the Global South”. The paper is published on the journal Land. It proposes a method for building a multidimensional index of urban…

HCP’s Liam Riley and Jonathan Crush publish new book “Transforming Urban Food Systems in Secondary Cities in Africa”

HCP’s Liam Riley and Jonathan Crush (editors) publish the book “Transforming Urban Food Systems in Secondary Cities in Africa“. This open-access book is a product of the Food, Urbanization, Environment and Livelihoods (FUEL) Project of the African Food Security Urban Network (AFSUN) funded by an Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council…

HCP’s Zhenzhong Si coauthors paper on the community building of alternative food networks

HCP’s Zhenzhong Si coauthors paper that examines the community building process of successful alternative food networks in China with Yanyan Li, Yuxin Miao and Li Zhou. The paper entitled “How Does the Concept of Guanxi-circle Contribute to Community Building in Alternative Food Networks? Six Case Studies from China” is published in the journal Behavioral Sciences. It reveals…

HCP co-hosts the International Migration Conference on “Food (In)Security and Migrants on the Move” with MiFOOD Partner IIMAD, BSIA and IMRC

On October 27 and 28, 2022, the International Migration Conference: “Food (In)Security and Migrants on the Move” co-hosted by IIMAD, HCP, BSIA and IMRC takes place online to discuss the highly topical issue of the relationship between food insecurity and international and internal migration. The Conference addresses four main themes: (a) food security precarity of…

MiFOOD’s Cherie Enns publishes book “Child Rights and Displacement in East Africa”

MiFOOD’s Cherie Enns at the University of the Fraser Valley, Canada coauthored a book “Child Rights and Displacement in East Africa: Agency and Spatial Justice in Planning Policy” with Willibard J. Kombe at Ardhi University, Tanzania. Focusing on the intersection of spatial justice, child rights, and planning policy, this book investigates the challenges of resettlement…

The Migration and Food Security (MiFOOD) Network of the Hungry Cities Partnership recently embarked on 25 new research projects

The Migration and Food Security (MiFOOD) Network of the Hungry Cities Partnership recently embarked on 25 new research projects with partners in Canada, Ecuador, Mexico, Jamaica, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Kenya, Ghana, Qatar, Singapore, India and China.  These projects fall under the Network’s Workstream One: Precarity, Exclusion and Migrant Food Insecurity in the City.  For more information…

IIMAD and MiFOOD’s Irudaya Rajan publishes article on return migration during COVID-19

IIMAD and MiFOOD’s Irudaya Rajan publishes article titled “Distress return migration amid COVID-19: Kerala’s response” in the Asian and Pacific Migration Journal. The paper explores the circumstances of return migration since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic by focusing on a case study of Kerala and provide insights on the future of emigration from this…

MiFOOD Paper No. 3 on migrant food security in urban China is posted

Nanjing University’s Taiyang Zhong coauthored the MiFOOD Paper No.3 with Fei Xu and Jonathan Crush entitled “COVID-19, the Hukou System and Migrant Food Security in Urban China”. Using multiple linear regression and ordered logistic regression, the paper examines the impact of migration status on food security during the pandemic. The paper finds that during the…

HCP’s Guénola Capron and Salomon Gonzalez publish a paper with Linda Moreno Sanchez on Supermarkets in Mexico

HCP Partners Guénola Capron and Salomon Gonzalez in Mexico publish a paper with Linda Moreno Sanchez on Supermarkets in Mexico in the journal Echogéo (in French). The paper is titled “Les supermarchés au Mexique et dans la Zone Métropolitaine de Mexico: Logiques d’implantation territoriale et inégalités socio-spatiales”. It could be accessed here.