Breaking the cycle of rural poverty

News - 16 October, 2015

In light of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and World Food Day 2015: breaking the cycle of rural poverty we look back to our significant Global food agriculture and land use series and ahead to our next potential series on agriculture. Looking back 6 conferences 3 years 170 participants 100 speakers and facilitators 39 […]

World Health Day 2015

News - 7 April, 2015

Today marks the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Health Day. This year’s theme is ‘How safe is your food?’ with the WHO calling on “producers, policy-makers and the public to promote food safety”. The WHO estimates that two million people die every year from diarrhoeal diseases caused by contaminated food or drinking water. Over 200 […]

Global food, agriculture and land use: sharing insights from our series

News - 4 February, 2014

After the end of our three year, six part conference series on global food and agriculture systems, we launch a set of resources to share what we learned. What challenges are facing global food systems? How can global food production be made more efficient? What can be done to eradicate hunger and improve nutrition? How […]

2013: a year in review

News - 20 January, 2014

  This timeline looks back at some of the major events that took place in 2013.   February On February 4th, we opened The future of Europe conference. The conference analysed how a geometrically variable EU will develop and discussed whether European unity can be preserved in an increasingly diversified EU. …………………………………………………………………………………………. March Held in […]

Global food security: recommendations to the G20

News - 26 May, 2011

One of our recent conference highlighted a number of recommendations for the forthcoming G20 meeting to address volatility in food and commodity prices. Global food and agriculture: policy options in response to increased volatility Monday 11 –Wednesday 13 April 2011 (WP1081) Key conclusions and recommendations from the Wilton Park discussions included: Policy recommendations to the […]

Food price volatility: international policy responses

News - 11 April, 2011

Volatility in food prices has returned to the headlines and remains a key challenge facing the global food system. It will also be a major theme at the G20 meeting in May 2011.   Global food and agriculture: policy options in response to increased volatility Monday 11 – Wednesday 13 April 2011 (WP1081) The first […]