The Global Food Security programme’s Sian Williams decided to cut all meat and animal products from her diet to see how difficult it would be to eat more sustainably.
Can we tap into ecological defences to better protect crops? The University of Sheffield’s Will Buswell reports.
Employing exotic animals and plants can help the fight against hunger and power economic development. UJAT’s Mike Mitchell reports.
Synthetic biology can help us to secure a sustainable food supply. Huw Jones of Rothamsted Research explains all.
In an audio slideshow special, food writer and consultant Geoff Tansey wonders what will happen to the ancient rice terraces of the Far East.
In a video special, the University of Warwick Crop Centre’s Andrew Tock tells the story of plant clinics that help people produce more and lose less.
More research is needed on the link between food security, climate change and conflict if we want to eradicate world hunger, says Director of GFS, Riaz Bhunnoo.
- Date: 4 October 2017
The UK’s Global Food Security programme is funding £4.9 million of interdisciplinary research to increase resilience and sustainability of the UK food system.