University of Cambridge – Global Food Security Panel

COVID-19 has shown the fragilities of our food systems, challenging business to adapt and showing the importance of local communities. How can we build and maintain a resilient food system?  This webinar, held on 29 June 2020, was hosted by Dr Jag Srai, Co-Chair of the  Cambridge Global Food Security IRC. Speakers included: Dr Nazia Mintz Habib, DirectorContinue reading “University of Cambridge – Global Food Security Panel”

Will Ita – I paesi che si sentono speciali gestiscono peggio la pandemia

View this post on Instagram L’antropologa medica americana Martha Lincoln ha proposto sulla rivista scientifica Nature che per giudicare la prontezza di un paese nel fronteggiare una pandemia, sarebbe importante chiedersi se quel paese abbia una visione “eccezionalista” di se stesso.⁣ ⁣ I paesi eccezionalisti vedrebbero se stessi come anomali, speciali, e in qualche modoContinue reading “Will Ita – I paesi che si sentono speciali gestiscono peggio la pandemia”

BBC Digital Planet – The Honjok Lifestyle The rise of the Honjok lifestyle in South KoreaHonjok is the term used by those Koreans who decide to live, eat, drink, and undergo most activities on their own, and are happy when they are alone with themselves. This movement started in the first half of the 2010’s and has been growing in parallelContinue reading “BBC Digital Planet – The Honjok Lifestyle”

BBC Digital Planet – Online Gambling Surge During COVID-19

Lockdowns are making many players and gamblers move to online gambling platforms, and the big issue here is that they do not come under strict regulations like their real world counterparts. Together with my colleague and friend Katie Kropshofer, I reported on this growing problem on the BBC World Service. Can you protect a risingContinue reading “BBC Digital Planet – Online Gambling Surge During COVID-19”

The Food Fight Podcast

On 6 May 2020 I was a guest on Episode 23 (Food in crisis: is the food system resilient enough?) of The Food Fight podcast, hosted by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. It was a great chance to talk about FoodUnfolded‘s research into the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the food system, andContinue reading “The Food Fight Podcast”

International Rebellion, Day 1

Starting today, in the next couple of weeks I will go out and record what I hear at the International Rebellion protest, which is disrupting traffic around London to bring attention to climate change issues. I have no agenda. I’m just interested to hear what people think about it. Today the atmosphere was refreshing, andContinue reading “International Rebellion, Day 1”