A new study from the BBSRC strategically-funded institute Rothamsted Research reveals the way that chloroplasts are passed from one generation to another in wheat via only the maternal parent.
The Global Food Security Programme has produced a report examining the potential of insects as animal feed following a workshop in August 2015.
The Global Food Security (GFS) Programme is inviting expressions of interest from post-doctoral researchers to take part in a Policy Lab on sustainable nutrition.
The Global Food Security (GFS) programme is pleased to announce that the first call of its new research programme ‘Resilience of the UK food system in a global context’ is now open.
An independent expert taskforce from the UK and USA has outlined key recommendations to safeguard against threats to food supplies in a new report for the Global Food Security programme today.
The Global Food Security (GFS) Programme has agreed a new 5-year interdisciplinary programme of research to tackle resilience of the food system.
The UK needs to formulate long-term plans to protect both water and food supplies here and across international supply chains, as water usage and availability change in coming years. That’s the conclusion in a new report from an expert group, led by the Global Food Security programme as part of the UK Water Research and Innovation Partnership (UKWRIP).
The Global Food Security (GFS) programme has produced a new report, highlighting the outcomes of a nexus thinking workshop held in June 2014.
The Global Food Security (GFS) programme has published the findings from a mid-term review capturing the views of its stakeholders to help shape the future strategic direction of the programme.
BBSRC, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and 14 industry partners, have funded five research translation projects with a total value of £1M (FEC) to address challenges to the efficiency, productivity and sustainability of UK farming.
BBSRC and NERC are working together, with partners, to fund three new initiatives to improve our understanding of soils, which are key to tackling many of today’s global challenges, including food, water, and energy security, and climate change.
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA), under the Global Food Security programme are delighted to announce the five successful grants of the ‘Understanding the Challenges of the Food System’ call.
Carolin Reiner and Toby Park from the Behavioural Insights Team discuss the real cost of food waste in the UK. Carolin focusses on consumers, energy, and sustainability, and Toby leads on the team’s energy and sustainability work.
- Date: 5 January 2018
The Global Food Security (GFS) programme invites expressions of interest from post-doctoral researchers to take part in a Policy Lab on the determinants of food choice (e.g. biological, social, environmental, physical and economic) and the combination of interventions across these that will lead to healthier and more sustainable diets.