Head of Global Food Security (GFS) Riaz Bhunnoo outlines the programme’s plans and policies for the future.
The world is a changing place. The political, scientific, and funding landscapes in which we operate are all evolving, as is the food security challenge.
This shifting context makes developing a new Global Food Security (GFS) programme strategy (PDF 2.7MB) quite complicated.
On the one hand many food security issues remain the same and irrespective of the context still need to be addressed. On the other hand, the way in which research could best be used to address a particular challenge will depend largely on the context. Whilst the latter is probably true in general, the rapidly changing nature of the world we live in gives pause for thought.
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