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HCP Publishes the Report of the IPaSS Close-out Conference

HCP publishes the report of the IPaSS close-out conference on “Localising the SDGS through an Urban Food Lens in the Global South“. The online conference was held on November 9-10, 2020. This conference offers global reflections on SDG localisation efforts, and proposes that FOOD offers a useful lens for approaching sustainability in a holistic manner (Day 1).…

HCP’s Cameron McCordic and Bruce Frayne publish article on household barriers to the SDGs inMaputo, Mozambique, in the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition

The article assesses the relationships between SDG 3 (Good Health and Wellbeing), SDG 2 (Zero Hunger) and SDG 1 (No Poverty) in Maputo, Mozambique. It found that households with chronically ill members have a slightly increased odds of experiencing poverty and food insecurity and tend to experience these challenges concurrently.

HCP Convenes Workshop with ICLEI on Localising the SDGS through an Urban Food Lens in the Global South

HCP Convenes Workshop with ICLEI on Localising the SDGS through an Urban Food Lens in the Global South. There are growing efforts to localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which acknowledge the vital role of local government and urban actors in driving sustainability. These efforts are supported by an intuitive understanding of the interrelation between each of…

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.