Securing a healthy diet: the personal, the political and the planning challenges

10 April 2014, 1.00 PM - 10 April 2014, 1.00 PM

Graduate School of Education (First floor, room 1.20)

Key note talk

Kevin Morgan is Professor of Governance and Development in the School of Planning and Geography at Cardiff University, where he is also the Dean for Engagement. One of his main research interests is the theory, policy and practice of place-based innovation strategies, a topic in which he has specialised since the 1990s. From this spatial perspective he is interested sustainable agri-food chains, considering that the ways in which food is produced, processed, distributed, consumed and disposed of, have moved centre-stage in the inter-connected debates about democracy, development and wellbeing in the world today.

 He in concerned with exploring the intersections between three other food systems, namely:

  1. supermarket systems
  2. community food systems and
  3. urban food systems.  

He is actively involved in the world of food policy in his capacity as a member of the Food Ethics Council, the Food and Farming Advisory Panel of the Welsh Government and the Bristol Food Policy Council.


This talk is free to attend and open to all, but you must book as places are limited.

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This talk is taking place as part of a Cabot Institute Seminar Day on the security of household food access in Bristol and beyond.

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