Thu 18 July, 2013

Tara Garnett reflects on her co-authored, recently released, article 'Sustainable Intensification in Agriculture: Premises and Policies'.

Tue 02 July, 2013

By Mike Rayner, University of Oxford

Last Wednesday was a good day for those of us who have been campaigning for years for more understandable food labelling. The UK Government announced their final recommendation for front-of-pack nutrition labelling and who will be using it.

Tue 30 April, 2013

Notes from Food Security Conference

By Hannah Rowlands.

April 27th was the 2nd Annual Oxford Student Food Security Conference. Around 70 people attended this 1-day conference, with presentations from 9 researchers, covering a wide range of issues on the topic of food security, plus animated discussions after each session. The day ended with an interesting and entertaining keynote talk by Professor Doug Gollin.

Mon 18 March, 2013

This blog post is by Chase Sova, DPhil student at the Environmental Change Institute, and is a summary of the talk given by Peter Hazell recently

Mon 04 March, 2013

By Hannah Rowlands.

Last week, The Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food and the Plants for the 21st Century Institute were fortunate enough to host Jack Bobo, Senior Advisor for Biotechnology for the United States Department of State, giving a talk about biotechnology, agriculture and food security. In this blog post, I summarise some of the arguments he made.

Thu 12 July, 2012

By Hannah Rowlands.

This is the first blog entry on our new website for the Programme on the Future of Food. We hope to use this blog to highlight some of the research being carried out at Oxford in the food system, and to introduce you to some of the researchers working here.