Food Security and Climate Change

Waste not, want not

UK food security champion Tim Benton blogs here about food waste.  You can read more about food waste within global food systems in the following featured publication:

Developing the DECC's Evidence Base

For the first time, the Department of Energy and Climate Change have set out their priority interests for developing evidence to underpin policy development and to learn from delivering policies.

First Minister Visits Edinburgh Foodbank

Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland, visited an Edinburgh foodbank on Tuesday 17 December.  He condemned the sharp rise in the use of foodbanks as highlighted in a Scottish Government report today as "absolutely unacceptable".   

Workshop on Green Economy in the Gulf Region

The workshop offers a forum for presenting original and high-quality research on the different aspects of the green economy approach in the Gulf, both examining current developments and plans and looking at the likely future course. We welcome papers examining individual country case studies, comparative studies and regional-level studies.

Avoiding dangerous climate change research programme, phase 2

The Department of Energy & Climate Change invites tenders for phase 2 of its avoiding dangerous climate change research programme. This aims to use scientifically robust methods to answer policy-relevant research questions on potentially dangerous climate change.

Renewed drive for food security through refreshed strategy

The Global Food Security (GFS) programme has launched a refreshed strategy that focuses on a number of key future priorities. The new approach was unveiled at a Parliamentary event to highlight the success in bringing research funders together to tackle food security challenges.  You can read more about it here.

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