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July 7, 2022

LIDC – The Action Against Stunting Hub

Decolonising our Food Systems: Whose Land, Whose Seas?

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Online via Zoom

  Food writer Yuri Lee argues that food is an example of where ‘racism manifests itself at every level of society.’  Agri-business, food Monoculture and pressure to increase productivity have resulted in a globalised industrial food system that has undermine sustainability while failing to feed the world. On land, this has system has contributed to climate change, displaced communities and destroyed both the environment  and peoples' health. Current agri-food systems are described by the FAO as a ‘top contributor’ to both climate…

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Burning up: What is extreme heat doing to our planet & our health? An Event with LSHTM’s Centre for Climate Change and Planetary Health

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Global warming respects no borders: it affects all of us, all the time. It poses an increasing challenge to both human and planetary health.  Our planet faces a continued decline in natural resources, and we face greater food insecurity and malnutrition in all its forms.  Increased heat and water stress lead to the proliferation of pests and diseases. Deforestation leads to the destruction of natural habitats as well as global warming. Without effective mitigation of current emission rates,  predictions indicate…

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August 4, 2022

LIDC – The Action Against Stunting Hub

A Career in International Development Research: Panel Discussion with Post-doctoral researchers

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Photo: Alex Hudson on Unsplash   LIDC and the Action Against Stunting Hub are holding an online career event* for students with an interest in international development who want to find out more about a career in academia.   The panellists will discuss their careers paths and share advice on how to start or transition into a career in research. This is a brilliant opportunity for those looking to gain an insight into what a researcher actually does on a…

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