Our latest Annual Report is an unsettling read. One of our reviewers described it as “frightening, stomach-churning”.Read
This blogpost provides the inputs to the afternoon workshop I’m facilitating at the Sustainability Conference on 28th September. A more comprehensive version, with links to more info (including answers to the questions), is in this document the 21st century challenge:...Read
CO2 is used across the food supply system. So the current CO2 shortage inevitably has knock-on affects on our food supplies.Read
None of our five criteria was met (they are listed at the end of the post). This matters. This blogpost summarises why.Read
Criterion #5: How much does the plan reflect a reliance on individual behaviour, and how much on measures to promote collective resilience?
In the risk table at the end of the previous blogpost in this series about the National Food Strategy, we made the point that people with diet-related morbidities are exhorted to change [their] behaviour, rather than given support and...Read
Criterion 4: What contribution does this plan make to UK preparedness for future food shortages and scarcities?
The National Food Strategy didn’t consider UK preparedness for future food shortages and scarcities, as we ask in this fourth question about the National Food Strategy. Few do. But they should have done.Read
Criterion 1: Do their recommendations support all UK households to have economic access to sufficient supplies of safe, nutritious food?
Regarding the first of our five criteria in assessing the National Food Strategy: The answer to this question is no.Read
This is our final blogpost in a series of three, giving a retrospective look at the horizon scanning project we undertook in 2017. The time frame? 2030-50.Read