#FoodSecurity writ large, civic food networks and household food shortages discussed by rural sociologists

Food Security – for whom? was the focus of a special session at the European Society of Rural Sociology conference in Aberdeen in August. The three speakers focussed on different aspects of food security. You can hear their presentations below and download the powerpoints to go with them from: http://www.esrs2015.eu/news/final-conference-proceedings

Professor Phil McMichael, from Cornell University, USA, looked at ‘The Question of Food Security (writ large)’ in his talk.

while professor Maria Fonte, from the Università di Napoli Federico IIa, Italy, took a civic food networks’ perspective in her talk:

Professor Tiina Silvasti, from University of Jyväskylä, Finland discussed ‘Food shortages at the household level’

All three took part in a discussion with participants:

 

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About geofftansey

I curate the Food Systems Academy, a free, on-line, open education resource to transform our food systems. I am also a member of the Food Ethics Council and chaired the Fabian Commission on Food and Poverty, which reported in 2015.
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3 Responses to #FoodSecurity writ large, civic food networks and household food shortages discussed by rural sociologists

  1. Really appreciate how much one can learn from what you post on your blog. Thank you.

  2. Geoff Tansey says:

    Thanks. Have you seen the talks and other materials on the foodsystemsacademy.org.uk site? You might find those if interest too.

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