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.
For National Insect Week, Dr Tom Breeze from Modelling Landscapes for Resilient Pollination Services in the UK project, part of our Food Systems Resilience Programme, shares how bees are vital to global food security.
- Date: 21 June 2018
With a rapidly increasing global population set to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 coupled with environmental change, the challenge of feeding the world has never been greater. Making UK farming more resilient and sustainable will improve the UK’s ability to feed itself, while also benefitting the global food system more broadly.