Rob Wallace

Rob Wallace is an evolutionary epidemiologist with the agroecology and rural economics research corps based in St Paul, US. He is author of Big Farms Make Big Flu and the recently published Dead Epidemiologists: On the Origins of Covid-19. He has consulted for the Food and Agriculture Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Planet Farm

As industrial agriculture encroaches into the last wild places of the Earth, it’s unleashing dangerous pathogens. Time to heal the metabolic rift between ecology and economy

March 22, 2021


Recipe for disaster: Globalised food systems, structural inequality, and COVID-19

How can we begin to understand the complex relationship between the COVID-19 pandemic and our food systems? How is this crisis impacting communities and transformative strategies for a future founded on international solidarity, agroecology and food sovereignty?

August 25, 2020