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IDRC’s Research Ideas Competition on Sustainable and Healthy Food Systems

October 28, 2020
IDRC and the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health have launched a call for research ideas to strengthen policy interventions, population health, environmental sustainability, gender, and social equity in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
A woman sits ready to serve customers in front of her produce stand in Guatemala City.
Maria Fleischmann / World Bank

Doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows in LMICs and Canada are invited to propose novel, solutions-oriented research ideas that:

  • promote healthy and sustainable food systems in LMICs;
  • support the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas that draw upon different theories, methodological tools, frameworks, and approaches; and
  • harness lessons from research, civil society, and policy spheres that bridge the fields of global health, food systems, and environmental sustainability research.

Learn more about the call and eligibility criteria.