Month: February 2017

Coop Fairtrade Cocoa Report Published

25 February 2017 / IKnowFood

Professor Bob Doherty was involved in the drafting of a report, produced by the Coop, entitled ‘Cocoa for Change, Fairtrade the #Coop Way‘. Which looks at the fall in cocoa prices and how by partnering with Fairtrade, Coop is addressing the issues of an unsustainable cocoa industry. Coop also hopes to push other businesses to […]

IKF’s Professor Bob Doherty is Key Contributor to British Food Report For W M Morrisons

17 February 2017 / IKnowFood

IKF’s Professor Bob Doherty was a key contributor to a report, commissioned by WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc, British Food: What role should UK producers have in feeding the UK?. The report highlighted the risks of climatic and political change to food supply from outside the UK. The report states “it makes sense to hedge our bets and […]

IKF Invited to Kyoto Japan for Keynote on Resilience and Fairtrade

2 February 2017 / IKnowFood

Professor Bob Doherty, Principal Investigator of IKF, has been invited as one of the keynote speakers at the International Symposium of Fair Trade Impacts on People and Community, which will be held on February 4 – 5, 2017 at the Campus Plaza, Kyoto, Faculty of Agriculture, KINDAI University.

Professor Tony Heron introduces IKF to the York International Development Network

1 February 2017 / IKnowFood

The York International Development Network was established in 2016 to provide a platform for interdisciplinary research and policy analysis, with the aim of identifying practical and participatory solutions to pressing global problems, wherever possible. Global Food Security and Sustainable Nutrition is one of four research themes identified by the IDN as a strategic priority.