New policy lab report explores the true costs of the food we waste

A new policy-facing GFS report by Early Career Researchers from across UKRI is being released at the United Nations COP26 Climate Change conference. This report explores if True Cost Accounting can be a useful tool to help reduce the food we waste and offers policy recommendations to help eliminate food loss and waste.

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Applications Open for 2021 Policy Lab: Reducing Food Loss and Waste to Contribute to Net Zero Emissions from the Food System

The Global Food Security programme is inviting applications from early career researchers to take part in the 2021 Policy Lab on reducing food loss and waste with a focus on reducing emissions from the food system and contributing to net zero goals.

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Policy Lab Report: Is the UK ready for plant-based diets?

This policy facing think piece explores the emerging trend of plant-based diets and their impact on the UK food system. The report identifies what steps are needed to support the transition, capitalising on the benefits and minimising the risks the trend presents.

This work was funded by the Global Food Security (GFS) programme as part of its Policy Lab, in which Early Career Researchers compete to write a policy-facing report for the programme.

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Unveiling of the New Doctoral Training Centre for the Next Generation of Food System Leaders

The Global Food Security Programme unveils a new Doctoral Training Centre, funded by the UKRI-SPF. The DTC, led by the University of Greenwich aims to create the next generation of food system leaders to help transform how the UK produces, supplies, and consumes food.

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