War, pandemics and wild weather are tearing today’s globalised food system apart. Spiralling energy costs then turn this into a cost of living crisis affecting producers, providers and the public in equal measure. Beginning with wasting less, what must we do to feed a hungry planet?
Tags: COP27, Food Security, global food security, sustainability
Research into global food security by the School of Biosciences is being showcased at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Appears in Issue 67
Tags: global food security, Professor Neil Crout, RHS Chelsea Flower Show, School of Biosciences
Academics from Nottingham met Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to receive the highest royal honour for university research.
Appears in issue 56
Tags: global food security, Global Food Security Priority Group, growing population, Impact: The Nottingham Campaign, Professor Jerry Roberts, Professor Katherine Smart, Professor Sayed Azam-Ali, Professor Yang Fujia, Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, School of Bioscience
Producing enough food to feed the world’s growing population is becoming a major concern. But making sure the food we grow is safe, nutritious and good enough to eat is also fraught with difficulty.
Appears in issue 55
Tags: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) UK, Centre of Excellence for Post-harvest Biotechnology (CEPB), Dr Asgar Ali, global food security, Global Food Security Priority Group, Impact: The Nottingham Campaign, Malaysia (MOSTI), Technology and Innovation, the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), the Ministry of Science