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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 […]

Should we act on climate change? perspectives from global south

Should we act on climate change? perspectives from global south

Posted on 26 January 2021 by Sustainable Places

Dr Abid Mehmood, Senior Research Fellow, Sustainable Places Research Institute Dr Saeeduddin Ahmed, Assistant Professor, NED University of Engineering and Technology The global spread of COVID-19 in 2020 has put […]

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 […]

Letter from America

Letter from America

Posted on 13 July 2020 by Sustainable Places

I find myself drafting this in Denver, Colorado, on Independence Day 2020, COVID-19 having caught me and Kate at her home on this side of ‘the pond’. Our neighbourhood of […]

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 […]

Wales must develop a new ‘farming-plus’ model to ensure a sustainable post-Brexit agricultural policy

Wales must develop a new ‘farming-plus’ model to ensure a sustainable post-Brexit agricultural policy

Posted on 29 June 2018 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden Brexit represents a profound challenge and opportunity to redesign agri-food, regional and rural development policy in Wales. While the UK public sector funding has been by far […]

The question of rural development: post-Brexit

The question of rural development: post-Brexit

Posted on 9 March 2018 by Sustainable Places

Terry Marsden As the slow and very uncertain Brexit process continues, and talk of ‘cliff-edges’ become all the more common, it is even more critical to develop a collective vision […]

Mind the Gap(s): Food Brexit, regulatory divergences and the need for a new UK agri-food framework.

Mind the Gap(s): Food Brexit, regulatory divergences and the need for a new UK agri-food framework.

Posted on 3 November 2017 by Sustainable Places

Terry Marsden Discussing and debating with a wide range of food industry and representatives from key food organisations over recent months, since the publication of our report: ‘ Food Brexit: […]