Global food security: useful info

Allan, Tony (2011) Virtual water: Tackling the threat to our planet’s most precious resource. I B Tauris
(see also his much weightier tome: The Middle East water question: Hydropolitics and the global economy (2002)

Benton, Tim (November 2017) Climate change and food systems. Food Science and Technology

Birmingham Food Council (Nov 2017) Assessing multiple food system risks: A draft resilience grid

Birmingham Food Council (2016) The local food and drink sector: A global context

Birmingham Food Council (2014) Meeting the challenges of global food security: Food waste & the city. An interim report & discussion document

Brown, Lester R (2012) Grain yields starting to plateau; Chapter 7 of Full Planet, Empty plates: The new geopolitics of food scarcity. Earth Policy Institute

Chatham House (2009) The feeding of the nine billion: Global food security for the 21st century (by Alex Evans)

Chatham House (2015) Reviewing interventions for sustainable and healthy diets (by Rob Bailey & David Ross Harper)

Clapp, Jennifer (2012) Food. Polity Press

Climate Change Committee Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change: 2015 Progress Report to Parliament

Climate Change Committee UK Climate Change Risk Assessment: 2017 Evidence Report

Cooper, Kate (2013) What it takes to feed the city. Part Two of the Birmingham 2050 Scenarios Project Report

Country Land and Business Association (CLA) (2016) Rural business 2030

DEFRA (annual report) Agriculture in the United Kingdom

DEFRA (2006) The Food Industry Sustainability Strategy

Dodd, George (1856) The food of London

Environmental Change Institute Food Programme (at Oxford University, various papers, often updated)

Federico, Giovanni (2005) Feeding the world: An economic history of agriculture 1800-2000. Princeton

Gammans et al (May 2017) Negative impacts of climate change on cereal yields; Statistical evidence from France. IOP Science Environmental Research Letters, Vol 12 No 5

Gardner, Brian (2013) Global food futures: Feeding the world in 2050. Bloomsbury

Global Food Security: Food security website (regularly updated, lots of interesting papers)

Homer-Dixon, Tad et al (2015) Synchronous failure: The emerging causal architecture of global crisis. Ecology & Society 20(3)

House of Commons Select Committee on Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (2014) Food security: Second report of session 2014-15

House of Commons Select Committee on Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (2015) Report: Food security: Demand, consumption and waste

Godfray, Beddington et al (2010) Food security: The challenge of feeding 9 billion people. Science, Volume 327

Gosling, Paul (Sept 2017) Moving on up: End of wheat yield plateau? AHDB blog

Government Office for Science (2011) Foresight: The future of food and farming. UN Food & Agriculture Organization.

Lloyds of London (2015) Food system shock: The insurance impacts of acute disruption to global food supply

Ministry of Defence (2014) Global Strategic Trends (fifth edition) — Out to 2045

National [US] Intelligence Council (2015) Global food security

Oxford Martin School Programme: The future of food

Steel, Carolyn (2008) Hungry City: How food shapes our lives. Vintage. see also her TED talk here.

United Nations FAO (2014) Developing sustainable food value chains: Guiding Principles

United Nations FAO (annual report) Statistical Yearbooks — World Food and Agriculture

United Nations FAO Annual Reports (which go under various names including food security and food insecurity; e.g. The state of food insecurity in the world (2013); The state of food security and nutrition (2017)

US National Intelligence Council (2016) Implications for US National Security of Anticipated Climate Change