UNESCO Chair on World Food Systems – an open space without boundaries

In this guest post, Nicolas Bricas (CIRAD) and Damien Conare (Montpelier SupAgro) discuss the UNESCO World Food Systems Chair, arguing it is a space for research and exchange geared towards inventing and promoting alternative food systems.


How changing urban diets are linked to poor health and climate change

SIID and Grantham Centre researchers attended the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in December 2015. In this blog, ScHARR Professor, Michelle Holdsworth, discusses how unhealthy diets globally are both a cause and an effect of climate change.


Combining social photography and the SDGs in Huanchaco, Peru

A collaborative project between the Otra Cosa Network and FairMail, the ‘Nuestra Voz’ exhibition has given a voice to marginalised young people in the global South.


Innovative Practice through CLEAR IDEAS

A collaborative workshop between the University of Sheffield’s Management School, SIID and the ESRC has used CLEAR IDEAS methodology to problem solve and increase innovation in practice amongst the international development NGO sector.


Dan Brockington joins SIID!

Hear insights and audio interviews from our new Director of SIID.


Collaboration in international development research: Getting the lie of the land in Ethiopia

Chris Flower reflects on his recent visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as part of his collaborative PhD with the International Land Coalition.