Past events

Mon 20 May, 2019

Location: Seminar Room 1, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BD

Date/time: 20 May, 17:00

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Thu 16 May, 2019

Location: Seminar Room 1, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BD

Date/time: 16 May, 17:00

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Mon 15 April, 2019

Prof Sir John Beddington to open the Third Oxford Meeting on Food System Impact Valuation 15-16 April 2019 at Lady Margaret Hall Oxford. Pushpam Kumar Chief Env Economist UN Environment keynote. A meeting of academia, business and civil society on the measurement and valuation of the environmental, social and health externalities of global food actors. Food creating massive impacts on the planet and its people.

Thu 11 April, 2019

At the intersection of academia, policy-making, and agriculture, ‘Grow Green, Farming for a plant-strong future’ is a one-day conference for people with professional and or academic interest in sustainable agriculture, food production and climate change.

The conference programme has been carefully curated to examine the challenges of a shift towards increased plant farming as well as exploring the benefits for public health, the environment, and animals.

Mon 08 April, 2019

Cambridge Global Food Security Symposium 2019: Generating Practical Solutions for India and Africa

8-9 April 2019

Clare College, Cambridge

Fri 08 March, 2019

This workshop is the first part of an interdisciplinary programme which will support the development of international research partnerships focussed on the intersection of culture, history, and society with all stages of the food systems chain, from production through to consumption and policy, in Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).

The workshop is open to all researchers working in this area, regardless of disciplinary background. 

Event location: Wellcome Trust, 215 Euston Rd, Bloomsbury, London NW1 2BE

Tue 26 February, 2019

Dr James Painter from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and Dr Alex Sexton from the Livestock, Environment and People programme at the Martin School, speak on, 'Communicating Narratives on Animal Agriculture and its Alternatives'

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Thu 14 February, 2019

Alexander Wankel will discuss the importance of Quinoa agro-biodiversity as a resource for climate smart agriculture and food security, as well as the effects of quinoa trade on smallholder farmers in the Peruvian Andes. He will also discuss his experience as founder of Kai Pacha Foods, a social enterprise that sells plant-based Quinoa Milk made with native quinoa varieties sourced at fair prices from smallholder Andean farmers.

Tue 29 January, 2019

Professor Laura Rival (Oxford Department for International Development) and Joseph Poore (Zoology) speak on the theme of 'Valuing Landscapes for Food and Biodiversity Conservation'


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