In this lecture, Prof Kevin Morgan will explain why cities are becoming food policy actors for a whole series of reasons, largely to do with public health, social justice and ecological integrity.
BBSRC invite submissions to the second Horticulture and Potato Initiative (HAPI) call. Approximately £4M of funding is available to support a portfolio of projects at 80% fEC. Guidance about the process for submitting outline proposals are described in the call text which is featured below and attached:
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:
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.
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".
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.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Government of Sweden invite eligible organizations to respond to Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development Competition.
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.
This event will highlight innovations in the development of rural and agricultural livelihoods, financial inclusion and increasing rural food security and nutrition in Africa.
This conference will consider how the production and consumption of food can be shaped to match the future needs of the global population, and ask what changes in investment, business practice and global governance might ensure this occurs in a sustainable way. 9 - 10 December 2013, Chatham House, UK.
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