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BBSRC Food Security News July 2013

15 July 2013

BBSRC on Food Security this month Food security Video: BBC Countryfile’s Adam Henson talks food security Adam Henson, farmer and co-presenter of BBC's Countryfile programme, dropped into the 'From Field to Fork' exhibition at the Three Counties Show to talk food and agriculture issues with Dr Tristan MacLean, the Inspiring...

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NIAB Innovation Farm Key Challenge Event: Meeting Future Energy and Food Demands

NIAB Innovation Farm Key Challenge Event: Meeting Future Energy and Food Demands

12 July 2013

Key Challenge event – Meeting future energy and food demands July 18th, 2013 10:00 AM through 4:00 PM Evaluating the available range of dual-use and biofuel crops and their impact on the food versus fuel debate. Can the UK afford to produce crops for both markets in the future? Location Sophi Taylor building, Park Farm...

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Genetics, genomics and gene modification - a look at the future of animal production on the foodsecurity blog

11 July 2013

News from the http://www.foodsecurity.ac.uk/blog/ Genetics, genomics and gene modification What does the future of animal production hold?

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The Cambridge University/BAS Innovation Centre - Potential for New Collaborations

3 July 2013

The Cambridge University/BAS Innovation Centre - Potential for New Collaborations Prof Lloyd Peck, British Antarctic Survey Friday, 5 July 9:30am A new innovation centre is to be created between the university and BAS. This venture will include new facilities and funding to start some new science collaborations. These...

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Food Waste and World Food Day 2013

28 June 2013

WASTE -- an informative short film on the relationship between food waste and resource waste. A film production of SCHNITTSTELLE THURN GbR commissioned by WWF Germany and UNEP in collaboration with SIWI and FAO. http://www.fb.com/tastethewaste.de “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition” “Sustainable Food...

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New Reports Added

28 June 2013

Two new Reports were added to the Reports section : LERU Report Essential SSH Research for the Societal Challenge: Food security, sustainable agriculture & forestry http://www.leru.org/ The final report of Feeding The Future – Innovation requirements for Primary Food Production in the UK to 2030 was launched on...

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Our members in the media - Food rights

Our members in the media - Food rights

16 April 2013

Dr Bhaskar Vira and Dr David Nally write about food rights and welfare squeezes

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Opening of Sainsbury Laboratory

Opening of Sainsbury Laboratory

4 May 2011

The Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge was officially opened on 27th April 2011

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Cambridge University Research News on Food Security