Top news of the week: 14.07.2020.

Food and Agriculture Organization, Poverty, World population, Sustainable agriculture, Future, Agriculture

Future Of Food

On Jul 10, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
🇬🇧 "Britain needs to ‘grow up’ when it comes to food security" @ProfTimLang https://t.co/qVIWsZHdsG Great discussion on food security in post-Brexit Britain feat. SA's @JoLewisSA & @hayneoak and @ProfTimLang @BeccyRSPB & @farmingGeorge Watch it here https://t.co/VpQmezKQWl
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Britain needs to ‘grow up’ when it comes to food security

Britain needs to ‘grow up’ when it comes to food security

This was the message from Professor Tim Lang at the OFC Bitesize webinar Towards Greater Self Sufficiency, examining the future of food security in Britain.

On Jul 13, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
RT @Abbyallen: I’ve written a piece for @pipersfarm on the diminishing value of wool. Featuring @SusFoodTrust and inspired by so many frustrated farmers like @1GarethWynJones https://t.co/o9ZW20xu2V
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The True Cost of Wool

The True Cost of Wool

Standing in the barn staring at our young brood of Turkeys, who were busily munching on kale stalks and racing around their deep bed of straw, Peter’s voice snapped me out of a mesmerising ...

On Jul 8, 2020
@foodtank shared
RT @slowfooddc: Next week! Join SFDC and @foodtank for a virtual panel discussion on how the pandemic is changing the food system. Featuring stakeholders from across the food chain (@republicrestore @CentrolinaDC @FRESHFARMDC & @coldcntrySALMON) Learn more & register: https://t.co/xOrTZcaGjk https://t.co/Hj9tFpJcmL
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Covid-19 and the Future of Food

Covid-19 and the Future of Food

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything about daily life – including our food system. What and how we grow, market, eat, and share food is...

On Jul 10, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
The Soil Association is working to unite farmers, environmentalists and public health leaders around a shared set of asks of Government in response to the lessons of Covid-19. Take a look at what those asks are here https://t.co/f9qUeZEkLz
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Our commitment to ensuring a resilient food and farming system in the UK

Our commitment to ensuring a resilient food and farming system in the UK

Announce a target to double UK fruit production by 2025 Invest in growing fruit and veg production from horticulture, agroforestry and orchards and take immediate steps to double …

On Jul 10, 2020
@CivilEats shared
"We need to make sure food is safe, nutritious and sustainable, not just for today but for the future. There's growing acknowledgement that this has been something that's not been addressed in a coordinated way." https://t.co/yawG8t8BKS
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Think Covid-19 Disrupted the Food Chain? Wait and See What Climate Change Will Do

Think Covid-19 Disrupted the Food Chain? Wait and See What Climate Change Will Do

The pandemic has revealed deep flaws in the world’s food system and food leaders are calling for global coordination and climate resilient agriculture.

On Jul 11, 2020
@foodprintorg shared
A new UN report warns that more diseases that pass from animals to humans are likely to emerge as animal habitats are ravaged by climate change. https://t.co/5BjHbKeKYG via @NPR Learn how our industrial food system affects public health on FoodPrint: https://t.co/lx83jiFedX
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How Our Food System Affects Public Health

How Our Food System Affects Public Health

Learn more about the public health impacts of our food system, from FoodPrint.

On Jul 9, 2020
@farmingfirst shared
#ICYMI: Farming First supporter @worldfarmersorg has partnered with @NuffieldInt to strengthen the voice of young #farmers in the global agenda on #agriculture 🌍🌱 Discover more about the collaboration here 👇 @TheoDJager @jodieredcliffe @nuffieldaust https://t.co/mcU4ta7t39
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WFO announces strategic partnership with Nuffield International

WFO announces strategic partnership with Nuffield International

WFO and Nuffield International Farming Scholars join forces to strengthen the voice of young farmers in the global agenda on agriculture