16.02.16

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.

09.02.16

Faith-based organisations & their role in tackling adolescent obesity in South Africa

Dr Paula Griffiths and Dr Rebecca Pradeilles discuss a new study conducted in adolescents in Johannesburg- Soweto, South Africa.

15.01.16

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.