38 record(s) found with the tag "food security" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Promoting Inuit food sovereignty: Community perspectives on the commercialization of country foods
Principal Investigator: Tod-Tims, Cahley
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4504. The primary goal of this research is to examine the following research questions using qualitative methods: 1) between whom, involving the transfer of which resources (food, money, equipment), and under what circumstances is country food currently exchanged? and, 2) what are the local desires for and concerns towards ...


Sustainable food system research in Yellowknife
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4541. The objectives of this research is to support the implementation of the sustainable food systems research and related local food activities in Yellowknife. This will be done through: 1) Working with and supporting local groups to identify community-based strategies to promote and implement local food production and...


Food Security, Social and Environmental Justice and Resilience in the Western Canadian Arctic, using Participatory Video Method
Principal Investigator: Gauthier, Maeva
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The goal is to document resilience and analyse perceptions related to food security and environmental change working with a group of youth in Tuktoyaktuk. The Principal Investigator (PI) will ask: 1) What are the perceptions from the community about notable environmental change (such as presence of plastics/microplastics in their environment and shoreline erosion) and how do they see this affect...


The State Of Northwest Territories Country Food Systems: Planning For Long- Term Sustainability
Principal Investigator: Fresque-Baxter, Jennifer
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The Aurora Research Institute (ARI) and Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) have joined with research partners in communities, Canadian universities, and throughout the NWT, including the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC), to conduct research on the state of country food systems in the Northwest Territories (NWT). Jessica Dutton (ARI) and Jenni...


Food systems and community well-being in Kakisa, NT
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. foster training and knowledge sharing to ensure that traditional foods continue to provide an important component of affordable, sustainable healthy food system for Ka'a'gee Tu First Nation(KTFN); 2. conduct a detailed needs assessment for a food security action plan; 3. increase knowledge and capacity to grow and produce food products while ex...


Collaborative Research: Food Sovereignty and Self-Governance – Inuit Role in Managing Arctic Marine Resources
Principal Investigator: Behe, Carolina
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: Objectives of this research are: to synthesize and evaluate existing legal frameworks for Inuit self-governance reflected in legal authorities in the United States (U.S.) and Canada; 2) to evaluate how existing Inuit self-governance approaches operate in practice by examining four co-management case studies as examples of approaches to food sovereignty, in order to gain a comprehensive understandi...


The State Of Northwest Territories Country Food Systems: Planning For Long-Term Sustainability - Youth OTL Project
Principal Investigator: Fresque-Baxter, Jennifer
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The Aurora Research Institute (ARI) and Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) have joined with research partners in communities, Canadian universities, and throughout the NWT, including the Northwest Territories Métis Nation (NWTMN), to conduct research on the state of country food systems in the Northwest Territories (NWT). Jennifer Fresque-...


Local Food Procurement in Fort Providence, Northwest Territories: Examining Community Resilience and Adaptive Capacity to Environmental Change
Principal Investigator: Ross, Paulina P
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The purpose of this research is to support food security, promote community resilience and encourage adaptive capacity for northern communities. Research outcomes could have potential implications for the community of Fort Providence, as findings will help direct both top-down and bottom-up approaches to local food procurement. Suggested policy recommendations based on community perspectives will ...


Permafrost mapping and food security vulnerability assessment in Jean Marie River First Nation Lands
Principal Investigator: Laurent, Cyrielle C
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The proposed project will build on the proven methodology used during previous permafrost studies in Jean Marie River First Nation (JMRFN). It aims to extend the vulnerability map by including the McGill and Deep Lake area. These lakes are traditionally and culturally very important to JMRFN (for example, the area surrounding these lakes is also used repeatedly by caribou year after year) and the ...


Demonstration of an Agro-Ecological PoultryPonics Dome in Hay River, NWT
Principal Investigator: Wallington, Kevin D
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The Agro-Ecological PoultryPonics Demonstration will be a showcase the benefits of the integration of vertical hydroponics and poultry production in a dome shaped structure which will significantly reduce the inputs of nutrients and energy while maintaining high levels of production. It will be able to do so with the use of a ‘BIOReactor’ that will help to safely convert manure from egg production...


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