Joining the Sustainable DEVELOPMENT Goals

Joining the Sustainable DEVELOPMENT Goals


joining tHE sustainable DEVELOPMENT gOALs:


18 July 2016

Balsillie School of International Affairs

Waterloo, Canada

Workshop program

Welcome & Introductions

  • Prof. Jonathan Crush, CIGI Chair in Migration & Development & Director: Hungry Cities Partnership, Consuming Urban Poverties 2 & African Food Security Urban Network
  • Dr. John Ravenhill, Director: Balsillie School of International Affairs,

Keynote Address: “Cities Without Food: What Targets Have the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Missed?”

  • Prof. Jonathan Crush and Dr. Gareth Haysom, Project Coordinator: Hungry Cities Partnership & Researcher: African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Session 1: Challenging Food Insecurity In The Hungry Cities

  • Prof. Sam Owuor, Senior Lecturer, University of Nairobi, Kenya: “Some aspects of the household food security situation in Nairobi city, Kenya”
  • Prof. Salomón Gonzalez and Prof. Guenola Capron, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico City: “Food Security in Mexico City: Key Findings of the 2015 HCP Survey”
  • Dr. Mary Caesar, IPaSS Postdoctoral Fellow & BSIA; Dr. Gareth Haysom, and Prof. Jonathan Crush: “Deepening Food Insecurity in Cape Town, South Africa”
  • Prof. Elizabeth Thomas Hope, University of the West Indies, Jamaica: “Formality and Informality Compared in the Food Sources of the Poor: The Case of Kingston, Jamaica”
  • Dr. Cameron McCordic and Dr. Zhenzhong Si, IPaSS Postdoctoral Fellows & BSIA: “Predictors of Household Vulnerability to Food-borne Diseases in Nanjing, China “

Session 2: Changing Food Consumption In The Hungry Cities

  • Dr. Zhenzhong Si, Dr. Steffanie Scott, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo; & Dr. Cameron McCordic: “Wet Markets, Supermarkets and Food Patronage in Nanjing, China”
  • Ms. Jennifer Marshman, Doctoral Candidate, Wilfrid Laurier University & Centre for Sustainable Food Systems and Mr. Ning Dai, MA Student, University of Waterloo: “Analysis of a Shifting Regulatory Environment for Street Vendors in Nanjing, China”
  • Prof. Ines Raimundo, Associate Professor and Deputy-Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Eduardo Mondlane: “Making Life Through Food Borrowing in Maputo and Matola”
  • Dr. Neha Sami and Ms. Shriya Anand, Senior Consultants: Academic & Research Indian Institute for Human Settlement: “Bangalore’s Food System and Urban Planning”
  • Dr. Liam Riley, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow & BSIA and Dr. Mary Caesar: “Gender as a Cross-cutting Framework for Understanding Gender Roles and Food Security”

Session 3: New Directions In Urban Food Security Research

  • Mr. Emmanuel Chilanga, Lecturer, University of Livingstonia, Malawi and Dr. Liam Riley: “Household Food Security in Lilongwe’s Informal Settlements”
  • Dr. Godfrey Tawodzera, University of Limpopo, South Africa: “The Return of Food: Poverty and Urban Food Security in Zimbabwe After the Crisis”
  • Dr. Ndeyapo Nickanor, Deputy Dean and Lecturer, Statistics and Population Studies, University of Namibia: “Increasing Levels of Urban Malnutrition with Rapid Urbanization in Namibia”
  • Dr. Lauren Sneyd, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow and BSIA: “Voices from the Wild Food Trade: Lessons from Urban Cameroon”

Session 4: New Perspectives In Urban Food Security Research

  • Mr. Mohammad Moniruzzaman, Doctoral Candidate, Wilfrid Laurier University: “Do International Remittances Improve Household Food Security?”
  • Dr. Byomkesh Talukder, Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellow, Desautels Faculty of Management, Parmalat Canada & McGill University: “Bottomless Basket to Food Security: Bangladesh as a Role Model”
  • Dr. Jonathan Crush, Dr. Liam Riley, Dr. Gareth Haysom, Dr. Ndeyapo Nickanor, Dr. Alex Legwegoh, Mr. Emmanuel Chilanga, Dr. Patrick Njukeng , University of Dschang, Cameroon:“Secondary Cities: A Research Agenda for Food Security and Governance”

Launch: Hungry Cities Partnership Website

Dr. Jonathan Crush and Ms. Sandra Evans, Barking Dog