The UNESCO Chair on Food, Culture and Development aims to promote research and education in three main areas: food, culture (including knowledge, social diversity and different local adaptations, as well as territory and aspects such as localism vs globalism) and development (covering areas such as nutrition, rural development, local and global economics, business, communication, regulations, the promotion of best practices, etc.).
Right to Food Week
Since 2016 the UOC organizes the Right to Food Week, seven days of activities that look to highlight the advantages of consuming local and seasonal produce in terms of our health and our contribution to a more sustainable world.
Food, Internet and Social Media
39th International ICAF Conference (2014). This conference aimed to be an opportunity to discuss the global-local influence of the Internet and the virtual social media on the state of Food Culture and cultures.