Changing dietary patterns in South African cities: from traditional to modern foods?
SIID funded project team assesses dietary patterns among urban adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa, using the Birth To Twenty Plus data set.
The trend towards sustainable food systems calls for a change in scientific research rationale
A guest blog from Nicolas Bricas, Director of the UNESCO World Food Systems Chair.
Rebuilding Barpak: resilience and the difficult transition from emergency relief to long-term reconstruction
One year on from the Nepal earthquake we discuss resilience and resconstruction in Barpak, the village closest to the epicenter of the earthquake.
Nairobi slums: value-added outcomes in exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) intervention
Our guest blog from Dr Paula Griffiths explores the unexpected benefits of an Exclusive Breastfeeding (EBF) study in Nairobi, Kenya
The politics of toilet building in the Indian Himalayas
SIID Research Affiliate Richard Axelby discusses the challenges to ending open defecation in Himachal Pradesh, part of the National Government’s ‘Clean India’ campaign.
Nutrition transition in South African cities
In the context of South Africa’s “triple burden” of disease, urban anthropometric patterns are not changing in the same way for everyone.