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.

Professor Bob Doherty’s article on food security & Fairtrade published in The Conversation

31 January 2017 / IKnowFood

IKnowFoods Principle Investigator, Professor Bob Doherty’s article on food security and Fairtrade: It’s not a very merry Christmas for Fairtrade chocolate, has been published in The Conversation. It was the most read article in the first week of December, creating a lot of discussion around the issue, which is great news.

IKF’s Prof Bob Doherty interviewed for BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today Programme

4 January 2017 / IKnowFood

Professor Bob Doherty was interviewed by BBC Radio Four’s Farming Today programme (31 Nov, 2016) as part of a special feature on Country of Origin labelling for processed meat.