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Network Awards 2016: Social Science of Agri-Food System Sustainability

Title of network: Social Science of Agri-Food System Sustainability
Academic LeadStephen Whitfield, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds
PartnersCGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)

Third Sector

Studentship topic 1: Supply Chains as Socio-Ecological Systems: Fair Trade and Cooperative Governance as a means to Building Resilience. Principal Supervisor: Anne Tallontire, University of Leeds. Co-Supervisor/s: Bob Doherty, York Management School, University of York and Martin Dallimer, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds

Studentship topic 2: Socio-Ecological System Services for Rural Livelihoods: Adaptation to Climate Change through the Management of Multifunctional Landscape Systems. Principal Supervisor: Robert Marchant, Department of Environment, University of York. Co-Supervisor/s: Chasca Twyman, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield and Jon Ensor, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York

Studentship topic 3: Rural Livelihoods within Global Supply Chains: Food Waste and Recovery in East Africa from Global Supply Chains to Local Food Systems. Principal Supervisor: Megan Blake, Geography Department, University of Sheffield. Co-Supervisor/s: Claire Quinn and Stephen Whitfield, Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds