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Food security occurs when all people are able to access enough safe and nutritious food to meet their requirements for a healthy life, in ways the planet can sustain into the future. However, food security faces a number of challenges across both production and consumption which research will be essential to solve.
The Global Food Security (GFS) programme brings together the UK’s main public funders of food-related research and training. The programme aims to help meet the challenge of providing the world’s growing population with a sustainable and secure supply of safe, nutritious and affordable high quality food.
The UK’s main public funders of food-related research are working together through the Global Food Security programme to meet the challenge of providing the world’s growing population with access to safe, affordable and nutritious food, all of the time and in ways the planet can sustain into the future.
- Date: 7 January 2021
- Author(s): Christopher Waite, Sajeev Mohankumar, Rebecca Martin, Michael Norman
The 2019 Policy Lab winners present their new report which identifies the potential impacts of the emerging trend of plant-based diets on the UK food system. Here the team give a ‘behind the scenes’ to their process of writing a Think Piece, how they successfully engaged with stakeholders, and why now is the opportune time to be discussing plant-based diets.
- Date: 7 June 2021
Today on Food Safety Day (7th June) we highlight a variety of ongoing work across UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and some of our GFS partners which is bringing together insights from across science, business and society to ensure safe, sustainable food for all.