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.
- 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: 21 December 2020
A new GFS and BBSRC report details the findings from a workshop with stakeholders across the food system, exploring how we could ‘build back better’ and create a more resilient post COVID-19 food network which simultaneously delivers resilience and sustainability.