This project aims to model the trade-offs between health and environmental impact associated with different food stuffs and different diets. This project will construct a decision support tool that will enable identification of healthy and sustainable diets that are achievable through different policy options and direct interventions on diet in the UK.
The Global Food Security programme’s Sian Williams decided to cut all meat and animal products from her diet to see how difficult it would be to eat more sustainably.
Paris-compliant healthy food systems workshop report published.
TempAg held a workshop in London to review key issues for sustainable agriculture in temperate countries and identify areas for cross-country collaboration. Delegates from 14 temperate countries participated, with expertise across academia, policy, industry and the science-policy interface.
An interdisciplinary and cross-sector delegation explored what a food system that better supports health while also being compliant with the Paris Agreement might look like in practice, and mechanisms by which this kind of food system might be realised.
How can we help people make better dietary choices for their health and the planet? The Global Food Security programme’s Sian Williams introduces a new report.
This paper identifies the most important criteria for experts when selecting indicators for sustainability in temperate agriculture.
GFS established an inter-disciplinary and inter-sectoral working group of academics and industry experts to consider tipping points within the food system.
Unintended consequences of cash crop production in Eastern Uganda demonstrate the need for holistic thinking and multi-pronged action
Sugarcane production is a major industry in Uganda, however growing the cash crop often has negative impacts for local farmers. Denis Muwanguzi explains why holistic thinking and multi-pronged action are needed.
- Date: 27 April 2020
New GFS policy lab report explores how adopting a multifunctional landscapes approach can optimise the ecosystem services provided by our landscapes and boost food system resilience in the UK.