Insight, issue two: Severe weather and UK food resilience

GFS Insight aims to offer a balanced and interdisciplinary representation of the current state of knowledge in a particular area relating to food security. This issue provides an overview of the increasing threat of severe weather events throughout the food supply chain, and potential methods for mitigating these risks.

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Priority research questions for the UK food system

This report highlights the key research challenges that could improve the UK food system’s efficiency and effectiveness in a global context. This GFS-led exercise developed a list of the top 100 priority research questions for the UK food system based on perspectives of a variety of stakeholders, including food industry, retail, government, wider policy, NGOs and academia.

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Insight, issue one: The importance of soils for ensuring food security

GFS Insight aims to offer a balanced and interdisciplinary representation of the current state of knowledge in a particular area relating to food security. This issue considers the role of soils in food production and methods to manage and protect soils to support food security.

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Paper: Priority research questions for the UK food system

This multi-authored scientific paper details the methodologies and findings of the GFS-led priority research questions for the UK food system exercise. This interdisciplinary project generated a list of the top 100 priority research questions for food security research, including perspectives from stakeholder groups across the food system.

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