Health, Equity and Governance Group (HEGG) - Projects

Current

ARC Discovery Project, Shrinking the food-print by creating consumer demand for sustainable and healthy eating

Whilst the environmental footprint from food continues to rise, governments, industry and civil society groups throughout the world are frustrated by the lack of evidence for specifying an environment

ARC Linkage Project, Modelling policy interventions to protect Australia's food security in the face of environmental sustainability challenges

Australia's future food security will be challenged by climate change, environmental and resource constraints.

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Big food in Asia: the globalization of food systems, ultra-processed food consumption and policy responses for optimal nutrition in Asia

This project characterises ultra-processed food consumption patterns in Asia, determines whether changing consumption patterns reflect underlying changes in food systems driven by trade liberalization

INFORMAS trade and investment module

The INFORMAS trade and investment module is primarily concerned with understanding the risks and benefits to healthy food environments and diets from trade agreements, through the establishment of a m

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TAPPC Food Project HE2: A systems approach to healthy and equitable eating

When tackling a complex problem such as healthy eating, the tendency is to oversimplify the problem and therefore policy domains that give rise to outcomes of interest.

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The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre (TAPPC) - Systems approaches to the prevention of lifestyle related chronic disease

TAPPC identifies new ways of understanding what works and what doesn’t to prevent lifestyle-related chronic health problems in Australia.

Completed

ARC Discover Project, Trade policy: maximising benefits for nutrition, food security, human health, and the economy

This ARC Discovery Project (2013-2015) will develop a systems-based conceptual framework for assessing the wider societal impacts of free trade agreements.

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World Bank, South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI)

World Bank, South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI)

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