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Department of Plant Sciences

Cambridge seminar on food security, May 2015

CambPlants and Global Food Security strategic initiative supported the Tropical Agriculture Association (TAA) East Anglia Branch and the Cambridge Humanitarian Centre seminar on the theme of Assuring food security to 2050, including implications for climate change and biodiversity loss. Papers are presented by Dr Bojana Bazjelj on means to manage food demand, examining the importance of shifting dietary preferences and addressing food waste for food security and sustainability, and by Prof. Amir Kassam and Dr Gottlieb Basch on ensuring the supply side of food production: Mobilizing greater crop and land potentials: replacing the faltering engine.