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  • The Political Economy of Food 

    Harris, Jody; Molly, Anderson; Clément, Chantal; Nisbett, Nicholas (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    This issue of the IDS Bulletin examines different perspectives on power in food systems, and the web of actors, relationships, activities, and institutions that play a major role in shaping them. By including articles ...
  • Notes on Contributors: The Political Economy of Food 

    Harris, Jody (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    This is the Notes on Contributors for IDS Bulletin 50.2, 'The Political Economy of Food'.
  • Introduction: Valuing Different Perspectives on Power in the Food System 

    Anderson, Molly; Nisbett, Nicholas; Clément, Chantal; Harris, Jody (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    In this introductory article, we highlight debates that emerged in the IDS–IPES-Food workshop on the political economy of food as a way of introducing the articles that follow. In exploring how different groups view power ...
  • The Political Economy Approach to Food Systems Reform 

    De Schutter, Olivier (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    The political economy approach to food systems steers away both from approaches that focus on biogeochemical flows and the embeddedness of food systems in the biosphere, and from classical economists’ approaches that address ...
  • Reflections on IPES-Food: Can Power Analysis Change the World? 

    McNeill, Desmond (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    The major way in which IPES-Food seeks to achieve change is by preparing and widely disseminating reports on different aspects of the global food system, which are rigorous in both empirical and analytical terms. These ...
  • Envisioning New Horizons for the Political Economy of Sustainable Food Systems 

    Duncan, Jessica; Levkoe, Charles Z.; Moragues-Faus, Ana (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    This article considers how political economy can expand to contribute to the contemporary study of sustainable food systems, raising new questions for researchers, practitioners, and social movement actors engaged in ...
  • Evidence-Based Policymaking in the Food–Health Nexus 

    Rocha, Cecilia; Harris, Jody (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    This article examines the role of evidence in influencing food and nutrition-related public health policy, and starts to chart a way through the political economy of knowledge and evidence within this nexus. We propose an ...
  • Purchasing and Protesting: Power from Below in the Global Food Crisis 

    Hossain, Naomi; Scott-Villiers, Patta (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    The IPES-Food framework calls for closer attention to power relations across the levels of the global food system, and to feedbacks and cycles throughout the system. This article responds to this call with an account of ...
  • Agroecology and Food Sovereignty 

    Gliessman, Steve; Friedmann, Harriet; H. Howard, Philip (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    We propose that agroecology provides a framework for understanding ‘levels’ for the transition to sustainable food systems. If we agree that agroecology includes social and political dimensions of governing territorial ...
  • Building a Sustainable Food City: A Collective Approach 

    O’Brien, Emily; Nisbett, Nicholas (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    Brighton – a city on the south coast of the UK with a vibrant food scene but also home to some entrenched inequalities – presents an excellent local case from which to explore some of the wider issues considered in this ...
  • Power in the Zambian Nutrition Policy Process 

    Harris, Jody (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    This article presents an example of a power analysis in the nutrition policy process in Zambia, using the ‘power cube’ framework. Here, nutrition policy priorities were found to have been shaped by a global epistemic ...
  • Transforming Food Systems: The Potential of Engaged Political Economy 

    Anderson, Molly; Leach, Melissa (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    A food systems approach is critical to understanding and facilitating food system transformation, yet gaps in analysis are impeding changes towards greater equity, sustainability, and emancipation. Gaps include analyses ...
  • Glossary: The Political Economy of Food 

    Harris, Jody (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    This is the glossary of IDS Bulletin 50.2, 'The Political Economy of Food'.
  • Exploring Research–Policy Partnerships in International Development 

    Georgalakis, James; Rose, Pauline (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-06-05)
    This Issue aims to identify how partnerships focused on the production of policy-engaged research seek to achieve societal impact and explores the challenges in these processes. The collaborations analysed span academia, ...
  • Notes on Contributors 

    Georgalakis, James; Rose, Pauline (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-06-05)
    This is the notes on contributors for IDS Bulletin 50.1, 'Exploring Research–Policy Partnerships in International Development'.
  • Foreword 

    Dalton, Diana (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-06-05)
    This is the foreword of IDS Bulletin 50.1, 'Exploring Research–Policy Partnerships in International Development'.
  • Introduction: Identifying the Qualities of Research–Policy Partnerships in International Development – A New Analytical Framework 

    Georgalakis, James; Rose, Pauline (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-06-05)
    This article sets out a framework for analysing research–policy partnerships for societal change in international development settings. It defines types of change associated with engaging research evidence with policy and ...
  • Rethinking Research Impact through Principles for Fair and Equitable Partnerships 

    Newman, Kate; Bharadwaj, Sowmyaa; Fransman, Jude (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-06-05)
    With renewed investment of the UK’s official development assistance (ODA) commitment into research, there is a need to rethink traditional understandings of ‘research impact’. In this article, we argue that impact in ...
  • Pathways to Impact: Insights from Research Partnerships in Uganda and India 

    Hinton, Rachel; Bronwin, Rona; Savage, Laura (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-06-05)
    This article sets out a perspective from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) on the challenges of achieving research uptake. Two country case studies are presented from India and Uganda, ...
  • Exploring Partnerships between Academia and Disabled Persons’ Organisations: Lessons Learned from Collaborative Research in Africa 

    Kett, Maria; T. Carew, Mark; Asiimwe, John-Bosco; Bwalya, Richard; Gitonga, Anderson; Nyehn, Boakai A.; Olenja, Joyce; Swartz, Leslie; Groce, Nora (Institute of Development Studies, 2019-06-05)
    In this article, we discuss how our academic research on disability and international development in five African countries has benefited hugely from active collaboration with advocates, practitioners, and policymakers, ...

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