The fight against food insecurity: lessons from Brazil

Cecilie Dyngeland discusses the effectiveness and environmental impact of Brazil’s Zero Hunger Programme.


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.


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.