By Dr Marie Bryant, University of York; Dr Alison Fildes and Professor Jason Halford, University of Leeds; Professor Caroyln Summerbell, Durham University; Dr Calum Webb, The University of Sheffield.
Two POSTNotes produced by the Food Systems Policy Hub’s Policy Fellows covering soil management and genome editing are to be published in the new year following the completion of the second fellowship scheme between N8 AgriFood and the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology (POST).
The findings from six research programmes, brought together under N8 AgriFood, have fed into a new report outlining key policy recommendations to help to identify and develop interventions to strengthen UK food security.
Policy Hub experts have their say on what needs to be done to make the National Food Strategy vision a reality.
Food Systems experts from the N8 Universities have contributed to a unique response to the National Food Strategy – advising Government how to implement key policy measures to ensure a healthy and sustainable food system in England.
By Abbie Winton, Alliance Manchester Business School, Faculty of Humanities, The University of Manchester.
By Dr Maria Bryant, Department of Health Science and the Hull York Medical School, University of York; Chair of the Board of Trustees for the UK Association for the Study of Obesity; Director of Diet, Nutrition and Obesity research at Born in Bradford.
By Dr Megan Blake and Dr Adam Whitworth, University of Sheffield and Dr Angelo Moretti, Manchester Metropolitan University
A new collaboration has been forged between the Food Systems Policy Hub, the British High Commission in Pretoria and the Department of Science and Innovation in South Africa that aims to aid innovation and food security through supporting coherent food systems policy making.
By Dr Maddy Power, Welcome Trust Research Fellow, University of York