Food justice

Ethical, legal, political and social tensions in agri-food systems

Theme leader: Dr Garrett Brown

06-foodThe need for this novel justice-based approach is based on three core assumptions: first, that there are several compelling ethical goods at stake in food production (nutritional health, animal welfare, livelihood of food producers and environmental sustainability); second, that current food production models are global and integrated; and finally, that global institutions have a key role in the realisation of a just global food system.

Four research questions follow from these assumptions:

Our approach to addressing these challenges involves six stages: