Two research priorities for agri-food systems and NCDs: policy incoherence and leveraging incentives

Date and Time

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 12:30 to 13:30

Abstract
Title: "Two research priorities for agri-food systems and NCDs: policy incoherence and leveraging incentives"

Date, time and venue: Tuesday May 14th, 2013, 12.30-1.30pm, LIDC Upper Meeting Room

Speaker : 
Dr Corinna Hawkes
Head of Policy and Public Affairs 
World Cancer Research Fund International
 
Bio:
Dr Corinna Hawkes is Head of Policy and Public Affairs at World Cancer Research Fund International. A specialist in food policy and public health, she has previously worked at the World Health Organization (Geneva) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (Washington, DC). In 2009-10 she was a Fellow at the School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. As an independent consultant during 2008-2012, she provided input and advice on food policy, diet and health to governments, NGOs and international organizations around the world. She has a particular interest in agricultural and food systems approaches to addressing unhealthy eating. Her articles have appeared in a wide range of peer-reviewed publications. Corinna received her PhD in geography in 1998 from Kings College, University of London.
 
Please RSVP your attendance to stella_wambugu@soas.ac.uk
 
Presentation here.
 
Audio recording here.