Food System Policy and Politics I

Type: Virtual Paper
Sponsor Groups: Geographies of Food and Agriculture Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/10/2021
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:15 AM (PST)
Room: Virtual 31
Organizers: Russell Hedberg, Daniel Block
Chairs: Daniel Block


This session is part of a series of virtual paper sessions organized by the Geographies of Food and Agriculture Specialty Group to highlight the breadth of scholarship on food and agriculture in the AAG community. This is one of three sessions examining food systems through the lens of food policy and politics. Additional sessions examine agroecology and cultural geographies of food.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Ryan Isakson*, University of Toronto - Scarborough, Financial Inclusion, Gender, and the Commercialization of Peasant Agriculture in Guatemala 15 8:00 AM
Presenter Hillary Smith*, , Editrudith Lukanga, Environmental Management and Economic Development Organization, Mapping policy implementation and food system change in Tanzanian small-scale fisheries 15 8:15 AM
Presenter Jennifer Zavaleta Cheek*, University of Illinois, Debunking the myth of women’s economic empowerment and food security 15 8:30 AM
Presenter Carrie Chennault*, Colorado State University, Rethinking community to resist food insecurity: An embodied approach to growing together 15 8:45 AM
Presenter Carrie Seay-Fleming*, University of Colorado - Boulder, ‘Scientism’ or Seed Sovereignty?: Unraveling the diversity of resistance to GMOs in Guatemala 15 9:00 AM

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