This community-led research approach builds on a previous CWIN project exploring food security in black and ethnic minority (BME) people in Glasgow. They recruited and trained a team of 12 community researchers to participate in the design and implementation of the research project.
Topic: minority ethnic
Food security, diet and obesity – a community-led research project exploring the experiences of ethnic minority groups
Strengthening food work across ethnic minority communities: a focus on maternal and infant nutrition
This mapping exercise was carried out to provide a snapshot of voluntary and community organisations’ activity in relation to maternal and infant nutrition across ethnic minority communities in Scotland.
With funding from CFHS, Community Organisation for Race Equality (CORE) has produced a case study on its World Cafe. It covers the background and history of the World Cafe, the essential elements of the model, the role of volunteers, the development of healthy recipes and how the cafe works to build links between individuals and …
The January networking meeting reviewed the recent CFHS funded learning opportunities and looked at priorities for support in 2012 – 2013.
Notes from a meeting held in Edinburgh to look at what is needed to further support food work across minority ethnic communities in Scotland.
Food practices among low-income mothers with young children; community food initiatives tackling food poverty in Ireland; young people, food and health; Healthy Living Tastes Better
CFHS commissioned REACH Community Health Project to undertake research into community-based food and health work among black and minority ethnic communities across Scotland. Interviews with 790 organisations have identified a wide range of food-related work taking place within minority ethnic communities and also substantial unmet need.
4th Healthy Scotland Convention; PA training: On Track conference; SCOFF nutrition research; Community Retailing Network; Khush Dil; Question Time; Edinburgh Cyrenians; Happy Heart.
Community retailing; SCOFF nutrition research; food access on the Western Isles; Question Time; Fas Fallain; UK nutrition strategies; Gardening Scotland; Food and Health Alliance; Glasgow City Plan; Healthy Scotland Convention.
Healthier Scotland White Paper; multicultural Scotland; breakfast club research; grants and funding; Craigend Resource Centre, Greenock community cafe and Fruit Barra; nutrition research news; Information Exchange