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A new report by WRAP has revealed that over half of the food waste generated by the UK manufacturing and retail sectors is avoidable.

A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Food Climate Research Network at the University of Oxford evaluates government-issued food-based dietary guidelines (FBDG) from across the world, looking at whether they make links to environmental sustainability as well as public health, with evidence suggesting that dietary patterns that have low environmental impacts can also be consistent with good health. 

FCRN Foodbytes

By Editor on 18th May 2016
Found in: Research and Resources

The Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) at the University of Oxford has just launched Foodbytes, a free and evolving resource on food systems and sustainability.  FCRN’s aim in developing it has been to provide users with accurate, clear, accessible and agenda-free knowledge about food systems and sustainability. 

SDRN Mailing, 23 March 2016

By Editor on 23rd March 2016
Found in: News

Feeding the people: Localising urban food production

By Editor on 23rd March 2016
Found in: Events
Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 19:00 to 20:30

Newcastle upon Tyne

As the world’s population rises above seven billion, the problem of food security is of increasing concern. Since the majority of the population is concentrated in cities, what new opportunities exist for finding ways to grow and produce food locally?

SDRN Mailing, 9 March 2016

By Editor on 9th March 2016
Found in: News

One of the most important consequences of climate change could be its effects on agriculture. Although much research has focused on questions of food security, less has been devoted to assessing the wider health impacts of future changes in agricultural production.

City Food Symposium

By Editor on 18th November 2015
Found in: Events
Date and Time: 
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 09:30 to 17:00

This sixth City Food Symposium will look at the food and agricultural implications of the UK potentially leaving the UK, which have barely been raised in the Brexit debate.

Date and Time: 
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 12:00 to 17:00

23rd November 2015 (Leeds) and 8th December 2015 (Cambridge)

Expressions of interest are invited for two workshops exploring the high uncertainty on drivers affecting future UK consumption of water, food and energy, and the inter-dependencies between both drivers and dimensions of the 'Nexus'.

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