This seminar will be a timely opportunity to discuss priorities for food security in the UK - and Britain’s role in helping meet global challenges.
The themes for the Global Food Security programme were announced on 29 May. They are:
The deadline for Abstracts for the 12th PASCAL conference is 18th May 2015. The conference will be hosted by one of Italy’s leading institutions, the University of Catania, in the beautiful island of Sicily. The theme of the conference concerns how cities and their regions are connected to their universities at strategic frontiers. These include knowledge and political frontiers, and each is linked to global challenges that include employment, migration, health, food security, culture and climate change.
The Center for Governmental Studies at Northern Illinois University is working with community leaders in developing a food hub connecting small farms with regional markets.
Don't Waste Our Future - Building a European alliance of youngsters against food waste and for new models of sustainable development is a new project led within the Education for Global Citizenship Unit of the University of Glasgow by Dr Alan Britton and also involving Dr Jesus Granados Sanchez.
Climate change education and training was high on the agenda at the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 20) which was held from 1 to 12 December 2014 in Lima, Peru.
Thursday 16 October is World Food Day. This year the theme is "Family, Farming, Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth".
The Soil Association’s Food for Life Scotland Programme works in partnership to transform food culture and food systems across the country so we can eat food that is good for us, our communities and our planet.
Driving innovations in food security will be top of the agenda this month at the next N8 Industry Innovation Forum event.
Scotland annually discards more than half a million tonnes of food waste every year, much of which would be edible. At the same time, food insecurity remains a short term problem and a long term strategic issue over the globe.
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