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The National Food Strategy: rural communities, urban food and good food jobs. What can be done? A Note

The National Food Strategy: rural communities, urban food and good food jobs. What can be done? A Note

Posted on 9 June 2021 by Sustainable Places

Terry Marsden It will be important for the National Food Strategy to explicitly address and propose a new vision for British food and farming; to outline in some detail where […]

Good work for good food  – Call for papers for RGS-IBG Conference 2021

Good work for good food – Call for papers for RGS-IBG Conference 2021

Posted on 22 January 2021 by Sustainable Places

Hannah Pitt Session conveners: Hannah Pitt Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University; Ana Moragues Faus, University of Barcelona; Susanna Klassen, University of British Columbia; Poppy Nicol Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University.  […]

The Agriculture Bill (Wales) White Paper and the Quest for ‘Sustainable Land Management’: A note on some of the key issues for debate.

The Agriculture Bill (Wales) White Paper and the Quest for ‘Sustainable Land Management’: A note on some of the key issues for debate.

Posted on 20 January 2021 by Sustainable Places

Terry Marsden Introduction In December 2020, just before the ‘thin’ Brexit deal was struck, the Welsh Government published its Consultation Agriculture Bill White Paper, following its earlier ‘Brexit and our […]

Food shortages, Brexit and COVID-19: how Britain’s problems converged at Christmas

Food shortages, Brexit and COVID-19: how Britain’s problems converged at Christmas

Posted on 11 January 2021 by Sustainable Places

Tim Lang, University of London, Erik P Millstone, University of Sussex, Terry Marsden, Cardiff University. This article was originally published on The Conversation We were not surprised concerns about food […]

Sustainable and just food system futures

Sustainable and just food system futures

Posted on 21 October 2020 by Sustainable Places

Hannah Pitt, Angelina Sanderson-Bellamy and Poppy Nicol ASPECT Event 13th October 2020  As part of the ASPECT 2020 Annual Event held virtually this year, Hannah Pitt, Angelina Sanderson Bellamy and Poppy […]

Coronavirus has exposed UK government’s failure to implement a long-term food plan

Coronavirus has exposed UK government’s failure to implement a long-term food plan

Posted on 28 April 2020 by Sustainable Places

Tim Lang, Erik P Millstone, Terry Marsden Planning failures and financial cuts are being exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the world of food, too, planning is needed both to […]

Working together for Co-operative and Just Food Systems

Working together for Co-operative and Just Food Systems

Posted on 10 February 2020 by Sustainable Places

Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh A roundtable event at the Senedd on 14 January 2020 saw 30 stakeholders come together to discuss the question of how to achieve sustainable and […]

Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture

Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture

Posted on 6 January 2020 by Sustainable Places

Alice Taherzadeh, Research Student, Sustainable Places Research Institute The research project Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture was undertaken in the summer of 2019 in order to shed light on the […]

Working Cooperatively for Sustainable and Just Food Systems

Working Cooperatively for Sustainable and Just Food Systems

Posted on 17 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh Researchers at the Sustainable Places Research Institute Dr.Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh were commissioned by the Wales Co-operative Party and members of the Co-operative Group […]

Urgent climate change action now! So what are the leading policy interventions needed in the agri-food/energy nexus over the next five years?

Urgent climate change action now! So what are the leading policy interventions needed in the agri-food/energy nexus over the next five years?

Posted on 13 May 2019 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry MarsdenDirector, Sustainable Places Research Institute Recent mass protests, government and parliamentary responses over the past month have entered a new phase of policy urgency regarding the need to […]