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Food supply in an uncertain future

How can secure our food supply in a changing world? Explore how societies dealt with agricultural crises in the past, and how we’re preparing to survive a very different future.
When Oct 23, 2018
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Department of Plant Sciences Lecture Theatre
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We're facing future extremes - population size, weather events, temperature rises - and with them potential agricultural crises. How can we secure our food supply in a changing world? Are there lessons to be learnt from the past? Join our panel of experts who will look at historical and present-day examples of how societies deal with agricultural crises, and try to answer your questions about the future.


THIS IS A PUBLIC EVENT HOSTED BY CAMBRIDGE GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY. It is part of the University of Cambridge's Festival of Ideas 2018. The theme of the Festival is 'Extremes'.

Bookings will open on 24 September 2018 - a booking link will be available here.