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The Future of Food: Food Security – Science, Farming & the Community »

27 September 2013, Aldeburgh. The 2013 Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival Conference will explore approaches to food security, from scientific research, through sustainable intensification of farming, to community action.

News round-up: EU emissions, food security, Green Deal, river catchments, bus emissions »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: call for ambitious EU emissions target, global food security, Green Deal encourages energy saving, catchment approach to river health, reducing bus emissions.

Producing food and improving the environment: Green Food Project conclusions »

Defra's Green Food Project has published its initial conclusions on the challenges of increasing food production and enhancing the environment in England, drawing on the project sub groups and online forum.

Environmental Stewardship and food security »

A new report for Natural England finds that Environmental Stewardship schemes are delivering a range of ecosystem services which benefit the natural environment and in doing so help sustain and develop agricultural productivity.

Feeding a thirsty world: threats and opportunities for water and food security »

Stockholm International Water Institute reports continuing current trends in food production could lead to increased shortages and intense competition for scarce water resources in many regions across the world.

Achieving food security in the face of climate change »

Tara Garnett of the Food Climate Research Network considers a new report from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change (CCAFS) on achieving food security in the context of climate change.

Water scarcity: the biggest threat to global food security? »

Toby Pickard, Senior Sustainability Analyst at the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD), discusses the implications of increasing water scarcity for food security and how companies can respond to water-related risks.

Debating agri-food policy: the Green Food Project »

Defra's Green Food Project is inviting views on the future of agri-food policy through a discussion forum open until mid April, looking at the challenge of increasing food production and enhancing the environment in England.

Climate: Observations, projections and impacts »

The potential impacts of climate change on more than 20 countries have been studied by the Met Office Hadley Centre on behalf of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

World Water Day 2012: Water and food security »

On 22 March United Nations World Water Day 2012 focuses on water and food security, aiming to raise awareness of the link between water and the food we eat through video, events, resources and a new interactive game for children.