Water use in our food imports

This sub-report details discussions of an interdisciplinary working group, coordinated by GFS and the UK Water Partnership. This report focuses on the issues presented by water availability in food trade, considering risks for different food system stakeholders when obtaining food from overseas in times of increasing global demand for fresh water.

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Food waste within global food systems

This report provides an independent assessment of the state of knowledge in the area of food waste, exploring waste-related issues in both developing and developed countries, with a particular focus on understanding where new approaches and new research may be instrumental in reducing waste.

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Global Food Systems and UK Food Imports: Resilience, Safety and Security

This report details the outcomes of an ESRC Public Policy Seminar discussing the range of factors which affect the stability and resilience of food supply chains in the UK. It highlights how UK food security is inextricably linked to global supply and identifies a set of future research priorities important to ensure UK food imports can be fair, sustainable, resilient and safe.

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