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Friday
Jul152011

ELIZABETH DOWLER

ELIZABETH DOWLER works on food and poverty: local initiatives and policy evaluation; food security, rights and justice; and ‘reconnection’ to sustainable food systems, especially consumers’ perspectives. A registered Public Health Nutritionist, she is professor of food and social policy in the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick. Liz is also a director/member of the Food Ethics Council, an independent research and advocacy group working to make the food system fairer and healthier. She is involved in their current Food and Fairness Inquiry. Liz is a member of Defra’s Council of Food Policy Advisers, and of the Food Standards Agency expert panel reviewing guidelines on infant and follow-on formula. She has worked in many parts of the world with health, agricultural, social and planning sectors, and for international agencies. Liz is a member of the Iona Community – an ecumenical Christian community of men and women working for peace and justice. www.foodethicscouncil.org; www.defra.gov.uk; www.iona.org.uk

- Text of Liz Dowler's talk 
- Audio File (Coming soon)