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?
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