Methods used and lessons learned from ROFE (Researching obesogenic food environments in South Africa and Ghana)
byRina Swart
Academy Week Learning Lab
| Food Environments
Date and Time
From: 24 June 2021, 13:00
To: 24 June 2021, 15:00
BST British Summer Time GMT+1:00
Country: United Kingdom
Open Full Event


The learning lab will provide a brief overview of the ROFE project (Phases 1-3) and be followed by a facilitated discussion about:

  1. Methodologies for integrated research drawing on public health nutrition, food systems mapping, value chain approaches and policy analysis to develop informed policy recommendations
  2. The value of understanding where food comes from to improve targeting of public health nutrition policy & recommendations
  3. Future research on the nutrition transition in low income communities in Africa

Preparation materials:

  • Kroll, Florian; Swart, Elizabeth C.; Annan, Reginald A.; Thow, Anne M.; Neves, David; Apprey, Charles; Aduku, Linda N.E.; Agyapong, Nana A.F.; Moubarac, Jean-Claude; Toit, Andries d.; Aidoo, Robert; Sanders, David. 2019. "Mapping Obesogenic Food Environments in South Africa and Ghana: Correlations and Contradictions" Sustainability 11, no. 14: 3924.

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