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Building Effective Partnerships with Councils

Posted on 16. Mar, 2010 by .

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Workshop presentation by Nick Rose at the SFFA Food Summit, Hungry for Change October 2009.

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Nick Rose is the coordinator of the Bellingen Local Food Network and Bellingen Community Gardens Association. He is an active member of  the Coffs Coast Local Food Futures Alliance, which was formed in May 2008. The Alliance is an innovative and expanding partnership involving local food and other community groups, including the Coffs TAFE, local councils and the North Coast Area Health Services.

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Local Government Role in Food Security: What are the Barriers?

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Workshop presentation by Christine Slade at the SFFA Food Summit, Hungry for Change October 2009.

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Christine Slade is a member of the Community Planning and Development Program research team at La Trobe University Bendigo and is currently writing her Master Thesis  titled The Role of Local Government in Providing Greater Community Food Security. This thesis aims to contribute to the emerging body of research in this area, and by using a case study methodology bring to light current examples, within a natural setting, of Australian local government involvement in food security initiatives.

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Good Things Come in Small Parcels

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Workshop presentation by Jane Adams at the SFFA Food Summit, Hungry for Change October 2009.

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Jane Adams is the principal of a marketing consultancy specialising in food, wine and hospitality. She is also an award-winning food writer. Jane has been instrumental in introducing farmers? markets to rural, regional and urban communities and believes they provide a permanent and powerful alternative link in Australia’s food chain.

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Refugee Nutrition

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Workshop presentation by Nazmul Ahasan at the SFFA Food Summit, Hungry for Change October 2009.

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Nazmul Ahasan is a community dietitian at NSW Refugee Health Service. Nazmul has a passion for working with disadvantaged communities, and a particular interest in food security. He has worked extensively with refugees, homeless people and Indigenous communities. In addressing food insecurity of refugee population, currently Nazmul is focusing on community development and social cohesion, developing personal knowledge and skills of refugees, developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with stakeholders and settlement service providers, and also advocacy.

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Using the Law to Protect the Land

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Jemilah Hallinan is the Education Director at the Environmental Defender’s Office.

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Land use changes in the Sydney Basin

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Maria Piquer-Rodriguez, from the Urban Research Centre at the University of Western Sydney,  made this presentation at the SFFA Food Summit october 2009.

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Using Carbon to Secure Soil and Water

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John Crawford is the Judith and David Coffey Chair in Sutainable Agriculture at the University of Sydney

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