There are chronic, emerging challenges, each with its own set of cascading impacts involving water issues across the globe, especially for developing nations. Flooding in both highland and lowland areas tends to have devastating impacts on food production, housing, clean drinking water supplies and infrastructure. These impacts are more pronounced across Asia and Africa due to poor infrastructure development and response strategies. Continue reading “Urgent Call for Climate Action with UN Convention for Conserving River Deltas”
Trishnee Bhurosy, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Trishnee Bhurosy is a behavioral scientist with a research focus on improving nutrition equity and food security. She is addressing the behavioral and social determinants of nutrition behaviors underlying chronic conditions such as cancer.
Bhurosy has specific interests in better understanding how mobile technology and the active engagement of community stakeholders can be leveraged in nutritional interventions. Her scholarly work has been published in flagship journals of nutrition education and behavior and behavioral medicine. Continue reading “CALS New Hires-August 2023”
Community Development and Applied Economics (CDAE) Professor David Conner and UVM Medical Center Executive Nutrition Services Chef Manager Leah Pryor teamed up to present research, and to provide technical assistance to foster food resilience through institutional food service in Puerto Rico. The duo presented to faculty, students, hospital administration staff and farmer group representatives at two campuses of the University of Puerto Rico from June 6 to 8, 2023. Continue reading “CDAE and UVM Medical Center Team Up for Food Resilience in Puerto Rico”