Global food security

Although Birmingham can do next to nowt about global food security in terms of food production, we citizens still have a significant role to play as consumers, and our Council in setting up infrastructures that promote certain kinds of behaviour.

As consumers, our contribution is to buy less, eat less and waste less. As citizens, we can support and encourage research into global food security, and encourage infrastructures that enable all of us to do the best we can to mitigate against famine, hunger and malnutrition.

Below are our blogposts about global food security. See also useful info on the topic here.

Government Chemist Conference: Homo sapiens or pan narrans?

Posted on 14th June 2018 by Kate Cooper

Are we, I ask at the start of my presentation to the Government Chemist Conference on 14th June, home sapiens (wise wo/man) or pan narrans, the story-telling ape?

Food system dynamics: Part IV — Let them eat chocolate?

Posted on 17th May 2018 by Kate Cooper

This blogpost is about the kind of activities undertaken by some vested interests in the food network system.

Inside Government presentation: Background details & info sources

Posted on 26th April 2018 by Kate Cooper

This blogpost gives detailed info associated with my presentation to the Inside Government event Working towards global food security in London on 26th April 2018.

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