Development

Elements of the food system have strong linkages with issues of development, since developing economies are often largely agricultural, and the poorest people disproportionately suffer from hunger and chronic food insecurity.

The doubling of cereal and livestock production in the last half of the 20th century should have resulted in a global food supply being adequate for all but currently, nearly a billion people remain hungry every day.

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This conference directly follows the BSPP presidential conference which runs from the 12th - 13th September 2016. Click here to view more details.


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TECHNOLOGICAL FRONTIERS IN FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABILITY

University of Oxford, May 7, 2016

Call for Papers

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7th – 8th December 2015, London, UK

Conference Website

A Sustainable Food Future: Production, Supply, and Consumption

Following the United Nations Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda in September 2015, the implications of the agreed goals on the global food system need to be addressed.  

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

Date/time: 20 May, 17:00

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CSAE Lunchtime Seminars

Speaker: Douglas Gollin, Department of International Development

Title: Agricultural development and structural change in African economies

Venue: Lecture Room, Manor Road Building

Date: Tuesday 9 October 2012

Time: 1:00 pm (approximately 1.5 hours)

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Michaelmas 2013 Seminar Series
‘Demography, Agriculture & Food’

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing holds Seminars every Thursday throughout Term, from 12:30 p.m. to 2.00 p.m at the Oxford Martin School 34 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BD (with the exception of Thursday 17th October which is being held in the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, 66 Banbury Road, OX2 6PR).
Everyone is welcome to attend.

> Seminars Programme [pdf]

> Further information: debbie.alder@ageing.ox.ac.uk

Time & Date: Thursday14th November, from 12.30pm to 2pm

Venue: Oxford Martin School 34 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BD

Convenor: Professor Sarah Harper

Speaker: Professor Douglas Gollin, Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford

‘Food prices & agricultural development strategies in Africa’

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Michaelmas 2013 Seminar Series
‘Demography, Agriculture & Food’

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing holds Seminars every Thursday throughout Term, from 12:30 p.m. to 2.00 p.m at the Oxford Martin School 34 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BD (with the exception of Thursday 17th October which is being held in the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, 66 Banbury Road, OX2 6PR).
Everyone is welcome to attend.

> Seminars Programme [pdf]

> Further information: debbie.alder@ageing.ox.ac.uk

Time & Date: Thursday 17th October, from 12.30pm to 2pm

Venue: Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, 66 Banbury Road, OX2 6PR

Convenor: Professor Sarah Harper

Speaker: Professor Dominic Kniveton, Professor of Climate Science and Society, University of Sussex

‘Tackling climate change and variability in Africa with local, indigenous and scientific knowledge’

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Michaelmas 2013 Seminar Series
‘Demography, Agriculture & Food’

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing holds Seminars every Thursday throughout Term, from 12:30 p.m. to 2.00 p.m at the Oxford Martin School 34 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BD (with the exception of Thursday 17th October which is being held in the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, 66 Banbury Road, OX2 6PR).
Everyone is welcome to attend.

> Seminars Programme [pdf]

> Further information: debbie.alder@ageing.ox.ac.uk

Time & Date: Thursday 7th November, from 12.30pm to 2pm

Venue: Oxford Martin School 34 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BD

Convenor: Professor Sarah Harper

Speaker: Kenneth Howse, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford

‘The effects of an ageing farm workforce in Vietnam’

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Part of the 'The nature of conflict' seminar series hosted and organised by the Oxford Martin School. Find out more at: http://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/event/2448

Date: Thursday 18 May 2017, 17:00 – 18:00

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