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Challenges Of Global Food Security

Wednesday 6th November 2013 - Starts 7pm

TICKET PRICE: £0

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Prof Tim Benton is the ‘Champion’ for the UK’s Global Food Security (GFS) programme, leading, facilitating, and coordinating its activities. GFS is a partnership of the UK’s main public funders of research in food security, including the research councils and government departments (including environment, farming & rural affairs, international development, health & business, innovation & skills).

The role of GFS is to ensure that strategically important research in this area is undertaken, and to add value to research via interdisciplinary collaboration, alignment, and engagement of different communities of stakeholders. He is also a leading researcher, based at the University Of Leeds, on agri-environment interactions and finding ways to make agricultural production more sustainable.

The evening will feature a 45 minute lecture from Tim plus a question and answer session.

Please note this is a FREE event, please email admin@ropetacklecentre.co.uk if you wish to attend.

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