2017

Consumer behaviour

New report on the challenges of carbon labelling of food products

A new report explores how UK stakeholders and consumers perceive consumer-facing information that shows the carbon footprint of high-protein food products. The study was funded by the Global Food Security programme as part of the Policy Lab, in which post-doctoral researchers compete to write a report for the programme.

Read more - New report on the challenges of carbon labelling of food products

2016

Resilience

‘Food System Resilience’ Programme Coordination Award made to support knowledge exchange and translate research outputs

GFS and the ‘Food System Resilience’ programme partners are pleased to announce that Dr John Ingram and his team at the Environmental Change Institute in the University of Oxford have been awarded the programme coordination award.

Read more - ‘Food System Resilience’ Programme Coordination Award made to support knowledge exchange and translate research outputs

2015

Agriculture

Expert report calls for long term planning to protect UK food and water supplies

The UK needs to formulate long-term plans to protect both water and food supplies here and across international supply chains, as water usage and availability change in coming years. That’s the conclusion in a new report from an expert group, led by the Global Food Security programme as part of the UK Water Research and Innovation Partnership (UKWRIP).

Read more - Expert report calls for long term planning to protect UK food and water supplies

2014