The Global Food Security programme’s Champion, Professor Tim Benton, reflects on leaving the role after five years in the post.
BBSRC’s Patrick Middleton reports on a new approach from GFS to help people engage with the programme and its activities.
What have we achieved so far? Head of the Global Food Security programme Riaz Bhunnoo takes stock of work to date.
If the fruit sector were a game, what would it be like? Monopoly – rich get richer, poor get poorer? Snakes and Ladders – it’s all down to luck? Dungeons and Dragons – highly complex and best directed by experts? Or maybe like Twister – needing strength and flexibility?
- Date: 7 August 2018
With livestock production losses due to FMD costing an estimated $2.3 billion each year in Africa, affecting food security, national economies, and the livelihoods of livestock keepers – 85% of which live in extreme poverty – this targeted vaccination programme could help alleviate poverty in eastern Africa.