Understanding the nexus between food and water security

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Time to AEDT

Event Series External event

Location In-person

Discussing the importance of water security to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia and other communities globally, and its links to nutrition, wellbeing and planetary health. 

A/Prof. Sera Young, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Northwestern University will discuss the Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HSIE) tool and the Individual Water Insecurity Experiences (IWISE) scales. Christine Corby OAM, CEO of the Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service and Prof. Jacqui Webster, Head of Public Health Advocacy & Policy Impact at The George Institute, will present and discuss findings from the recent food and water surveys in Walgett.