What technologies could sustainably replace pesticides, without compromising on yield or quality? The Global Food Security (GFS) programme’s David O’Gorman reviews a recent GFS workshop on the topic.
Can we tap into ecological defences to better protect crops? The University of Sheffield’s Will Buswell reports.
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: 1 December 2021
The Resilience of the UK Food System in a Global Context (GFS FSR) research programme, launched in 2016 by the Global Food Security programme, has outlined multiple approaches to enhancing resilience in its final programme report.