Safe and healthy food in traditional food markets in the WHO European Region

I contributed to this technical report that contains guidance on the promotion of safe and healthy food in traditional markets within the WHO European Region, targeting all stakeholders from policy-makers to market workers. The report outlines the main guiding principles of a safe and healthy traditional food market and proposes a stepwise approach to the … Continue reading Safe and healthy food in traditional food markets in the WHO European Region

Speaking at the Change the World 2020 Conference

How do we navigate the future of food? Rather than speaking about one specific technology or idea, I want to show that we have so many different potential entry points and solutions to choose from. Change the World is the How To Academy's flagship conference that brings together the inspirational individuals and organisations forging a … Continue reading Speaking at the Change the World 2020 Conference

What determines farmers’ awareness and interest in adopting cricket farming?

Farming crickets for human consumption is emerging as a promising novel and sustainable animal-source food production system. Cricket farming in Kenya first began in 2013. Adoption rates, however, have been slower than expected. In our recent paper, me and some of my colleagues from the former GREEiNSECT project present a pilot study of farmers’ awareness … Continue reading What determines farmers’ awareness and interest in adopting cricket farming?

New paper: Disrupted food systems in the WHO European region

A threat or opportunity for healthy and sustainable food and nutrition? Dietary health and sustainability are inextricably linked. Food systems that are not sustainable often fail to provide the amount or types of food needed to ensure population health. The ongoing pandemic threatens to exacerbate malnutrition, and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). In our recent paper, we … Continue reading New paper: Disrupted food systems in the WHO European region