MiFOOD hosts a series of webinars on various topics about migration and food security that highlight the progress of the project. These webinars include conceptual discussion, empirical findings and policy analysis. Through these webinars, we intend to build a community with various stakeholders for knowledge sharing, deepen the understanding of the complex intersections between migration and food security, and facilitate the discussion of effective policy interventions. Follow us on X (Moving on Empty), Like our Facebook page to be notified about upcoming webinars.

Webinar No. 16:

Speaker: Dr. Mustafa Koc, Toronto Metropolitan University

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am (ET), March 26, 2024

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MGTKTX Thousands of people displaced from Afrin line up to receive bread in the village of Fafin, South of Tall Rafat. An estimated 400,000 refugees fleeing the two-month-old Turkish military campaign have been displaced into a roughly 400 square kilometer area within Shahba Province in Northern Syria. Central to Shahba is the flashpoint town of Tall Ri?fat, where an estimated 75,000 refugees have settled into destroyed homes previously occupied by Islamic State militants. The surrounding villages now housing the displaced are littered with mines and IEDs leftover from the conflict. Tens of thousands

Webinar No. 15:

Speakers: Dr. Natalie Dietrich Jones, University of the West Indies
& Dr. Shiva S. Mohan, Toronto Metropolitan University

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am (ET), February 27, 2024


MiFOOD Website Launch

Speakers: Dr. Jonathan Crush & Dr. Zhenzhong Si, Wilfrid Laurier University;    Jacob Buurma, Vibrant Content

Time: 10:00 am-11:00 am (ET), February 21, 2024


Webinar No. 14:

Speaker: Dr. Chetan Choithani, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am (EST) (8:30 pm – 9:30 pm IST), December 05, 2023


Webinar No. 13:

Speaker: Dr. Graeme Young, University of Glasgow

Time: 10:00 am-11:00 am (EST), November 29, 2023


Webinar No. 12:

Speaker: Dr. Hari KC, Toronto Metropolitan University

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am (ET), July 4th, 2023


Webinar No. 11:

Drs. Cheryl Martens & Mercedes Eguiguren, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (ET), May 23rd, 2023


Webinar No. 10:

Speaker: Dr. Sutama Ghosh, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (ET), Mar. 30th, 2023


Webinar No. 9:

  • Jonathan Crush, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Canada
  • Liam Riley, Program Officer, SSHRC, Canada
  • Daniel Tevera, University of Western Cape, South Africa
  • Alexander Legwegoh, London, Canada
  • Andrea M. Brown, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
  • Ndeyapo Nickanore, University of Namibia, Namibia

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am (ET), Feb. 28th, 2023


Webinar No. 8:

Speaker: Dr. Cameron McCordic, University of Waterloo, Canada

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (ET), Jan. 24th, 2023


Webinar No. 7:

Speaker: Dr. Chand Somaiah, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am (ET), Nov. 29th, 2022


Webinar No. 6:

Speaker: Dr. S. Irudaya Rajan, International Institute of Migration and Development (IIMAD), India

Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am (ET), Oct. 26th, 2022


Webinar No. 5:

Dr. Sean Sithole, University of the Western Cape
Dr. Ning Dai, Wilfrid Laurier University

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (ET), Sept. 27th, 2022


Webinar No. 4:

Speaker: Dr. Jenna Hennebry, Wilfrid Laurier University

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (ET), Jun. 28th, 2022


Webinar No. 3:

Dr. Samuel Owuor, Dr. Cherie Enns
Dr. Elizabeth Onyango
Zack Ahmed, Jeremy Wagner

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (ET), May 17th, 2022


Webinar No. 2:

Speaker: Dr. Marie Ruel, IFPRI

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (ET), April 14th, 2022


Webinar No. 1:

Speaker: Dr. Godfrey Tawodzera, University of Namibia

Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am (ET), March 31st, 2022

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