Professor Tony Heron and Dr Chris West of IKnowFood presented initial findings from collaborative work linked to Research Theme 2: Building Resilient Supply Chains, at the Third International Global Food Security Conference, Cape Town, South Africa. Tony and Chris’s presentation focused on the case of soy an ’embedded commodity’ and the implications of this for debates about the security and resilience of the UK food system. The presentation formed parts of a ‘Hot Topics’ panel organised by John Ingram of University of Oxford, under the auspice of the GFS programme. Dr Roslyn Henry from the University of Edinburgh and Professor Tim Hess from Cranfield University presented GFS-funded work on global shocks and water-related risks respectively.
27 February 2018
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