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David A Himmelgreen
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Center for the Advancement of Food Security and Healthy Communities
University: University of South Florida
Director: David Himmelgreen
Address: 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620
Phone: 813/974-5455
E-mail:
URL: https://www.usf.edu/arts-sciences/centers/cafshc/index.aspx
Type: University Institute or Center
Mission:

Transforming the conversation about hunger and food insecurity and food sovereignty, using research and education, to facilitate social equity that results in healthier communities in Tampa Bay and beyond.

  • Conduct research to understand the effects of hunger and food insecurity in the community, home, and individuals;
     
  • Educate the public and stakeholders about the diverse face of food insecurity and its downstream effects on community health (i.e., social, economic, physical, and mental);
     
  • Develop action plans for the deployment of programs and activities that connect communities together to provide solutions to food insecurity that will contribute to building healthy communities and food sovereignty; and develop policy statements (e.g., White Papers) for policy-makers and stakeholders.
Research Descriptors: Food Safety

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