Last updated: 2019/01/30

Kathy McConell

Kathy McConell

Melbourne , Australia


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Food System Specialist

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Kathy MCCONELL is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian registered with the Dietitians Association of Australia since 1993.

I have the following qualifications:

-Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics, Deakin University
-Masters of Science (Exercise Physiology), Ball State University, Indiana, USA
-Bachelor of Science in Education (Physical Education), Baylor University, Texas
 
I have up undertaken a wide range of nutrition roles from clinical and private practice, academia and research; with the last 15 years focussing on community and public health nutrition. This experience has culminated in working as the Director of the Food Alliance at Deakin University working toward policy change to improve the food system.

Case studies from Kathy McConell

Growth of small scale (peri) urban agriculture in Ghent, Belgium
Genth, Belgium

Growth of small scale (peri) urban agriculture ...

Ghent has identified a demand for urban agriculture to occur within the city region to provide better transparency in the food system

Food security through urban agriculture
La Habana, Cuba

Food security through urban agriculture

Cuban society has successfully made the transition from an oil dependant society to create an organic self sufficient food system.

Food and urban agriculture strategy "Fresh" for Edmonton
Edmonton, Canada

Food and urban agriculture strategy "Fresh" for...

Food production must be added to urban planning policy and legislation to increase the normality of urban agriculture in Edmonton

West Louisville FoodPort
Louisville, United States

West Louisville FoodPort

Huge FoodPort project set to benefit small/medium farmers and reduce supply chain to bring consumers closer to their food sources.

Bogotá Sin Hambre: Bogota Without Hunger
Bogotá, Colombia

Bogotá Sin Hambre: Bogota Without Hunger

Bogota, Colombia has used urban agriculture and farmers markets to help alleviate poverty and undernutrition while addressing ill health.

VicHealth Food for All Program
Melbourne , Australia

VicHealth Food for All Program

Five year Food for All program involved nine Victorian Municipalities taking a lead to address food insecurity.

SOIL Haiti
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

SOIL Haiti

The mission of SOIL is to promote dignity, health, and sustainable livelihoods through the transformation of wastes into resources.

Ocean Somali Community Association (OSCA)
London, United Kingdom

Ocean Somali Community Association (OSCA)

A charity organisation providing services to residents in East London to foster their integration.

Food Ladder Oasis for Afghan Women
Kabul, Afghanistan

Food Ladder Oasis for Afghan Women

Social enterprise project addressing food security of vulnerable women and their families in Afghanistan.

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