Grants Round 3

Awardees
The Food Environment Toolbox: Tools to Measure Natural and Built Food Environments in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Rutgers School of Public Health

Collaborators:

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Principal investigator:
Shauna Downs Rutgers School of Public Health
Value:
£249,998
Duration:
24 months (from October 2021)
Countries of research:
India, Haiti
A validation study of a dietary assessment instrument capturing ultra-processed food consumption in multiple countries
Fundação Faculdade de Medicina (FFM)/Medical School Foundation

Co-Principal investigators:

  • Srinath Reddy, Public Health Foundation of India
  • Wilma B. Freire, Universidad San Francisco de Quito
  • Adama Diouf, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar

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Principal investigator:
Carlos Monteiro University of Sao Paulo
Value:
£250,000
Duration:
24 months (from April 2021)
Countries of research:
Brazil, Ecuador, India, Senegal
Measuring Food Consumed Away From Home in a rapidly transitioning world
CIRAD (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development)

Principal investigators:

Collaborators:

  • Eric Verger, IRD
  • Edwige Landais, IRD
  • Michaël Bruckert, CIRAD-FAVRI
  • Olivier Lepiller, CIRAD
  • Cédric Gaillard, CIRAD
  • Hervé Guene, Burkina Faso INSD
  • Truong Tuyet Mai, Vietnam NIN
  • Yves Gérard Bazie, Burkina Faso MoA
  • Michel Simioni, INRAE
  • Nguyen Thi Tan Loc, FAVRI
  • Marie Josèphe Amiot, INRAE
     
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Value:
£249,930
Duration:
24 months (from May 2021)
Countries of research:
Burkina Faso, Vietnam
Activity Spaces and Household Exclusion from Food Environments
University of Reading

Collaborators:

  • Giacomo Zanello, University of Reading
  • Marco J Haensggen, University of Warwick
  • Prasit Lepreecha, Chiang Mai University
  • Eric Deharo, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement in Vientianne, Lao PDR
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Principal investigator:
CHITTUR SRINIVASAN UNIVERSITY OF READING
Value:
£249,351
Duration:
24 months (from January 2022)
Countries of research:
Thailand, Lao PDR
Development of holistic metrics for food and water insecurity and school-age child function for nutrition-sensitive programmes
Zvitambo Institute for Maternal and Child Health
Collaborators: 
  • Robert Ntozini, Zvitambo Institute
  • Joseph Piper, Queen Mary University of London
  • Naume Tavengwa, Zvitambo Institute for Maternal and Child Health Research
  • Laura Smith, University at Buffalo
  • Jonathan Wells, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
  • Melissa Gladstone, University of Liverpool
  • Elizabeth Allen, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Nadia Koyratty, University at Buffalo
  • Tim Brown, Queen Mary University of London
  • Frances Knight, World Food Programme
  • Godfred Boateng, University of Texas 
  • Roseanne Schuster, University of Arizona
  • Maggie Makanza, Food  and  Agricultural Organisation (FAO)
  • Lisa Langhaug, Zvitambo Institute for Maternal and Child Health Research
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Principal investigator:
Andrew Prendergast Zvitambo Institute for Maternal and Child Health and Queen Mary University of London
Value:
£249,885
Duration:
24 months (from February 2021)
Countries of research:
Zimbabwe
Validation of ICTs for understanding women’s time use, dietary diversity and hygiene practices
Natural Resources Institute (NRI)

Collaborators: 

  • Elaine Ferguson, LSHTM
  • Joweria Nambooze, AfrII, Nutrition Department
  • Muniirah Mbabazi, AfrII, Nutrition Department
  • Julia de Bruyn, NRI
  • Lora Forsythe, NRI
  • Victoria Brown, Ichuli Institute
  • Joel Kamanya, Ichuli Institute
Details
Principal investigator:
Kate Wellard Natural Resources Institute
Value:
£249,999
Duration:
24 months (from April 2021)
Countries of research:
Uganda