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Action based research for sustainable living »

Defra is working on a programme of Action Based Research projects, using a combination of research, participation and action to tackle particular policy problems and provide valuable case studies of innovative models for sustainable business.

Working with civil society for sustainable development »

Four government departments have published a joint implementation plan for actions to tackle sustainability issues in partnership with civil society, reflecting the Government's commitment to the Big Society.

Systems shift »

Peter Madden unveils Forum for the Future’s bold new strategy: to transform the complex systems which serve our fundamental needs, such as food, energy and finance, so that they are fit for the challenges of the 21st century.

Food publications round-up: global food, food issues census, food security, school food »

The SDRN highlights new research publications in sustainable development, with a focus on food: Oxfam on the global food system; the 2011 food issues census; food security, nutrition and sustainability; school meal procurement.