The Global Food Security programme’s Champion, Professor Tim Benton, reflects on leaving the role after five years in the post.
Blackouts and water shortages can severely harm a nation’s food security. Resource allocation tools can help policy makers improve energy access while minimising hunger, says the Stockholm Environment Institute’s Louise Karlberg.
Delivering more sustainable food and farming has to start with reconnecting people with where their food comes from and how it is produced, says LEAF’s Annabel Shackleton.
2021 is a year of converging events; the UK is hosting the COP26 climate change conference, the UN COP15 conference focusing on biodiversity has just passed, and the international year of fruit and vegetables is in full swing. To celebrate these events, Dr Olivia Cousins shares the importance of maintaining and using the biological diversity of vegetable crops so that they can endure the stresses of our changing climate.
- Date: 22 April 2022
The Transforming UK Food Systems Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) programme has awarded 11 new research projects with £14 million in funding, focusing on putting healthy people and a healthy environment at its core.