Knowledge for better food systems

2016

December 2016

The FCRN and the Food Foundation have jointly produced new report based on a meeting, held November 2016, on the topic of metrics for sustainable healthy diets for the food industry. While a range of sustainability metrics for this industry...

September 2016

In this Perspective article in the journal Science, the FCRN’s Tara Garnett articulates the need for a strong policy focus on sustainable healthy diets, and assesses the current state of research and understanding on the relationship...

May 2016

Today sees the launch of a new report published jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) at the University of Oxford. Plates, pyramids and planet  evaluates...

2015

September 2015

We all know that the food system today is undermining the environment upon which future food production depends. But while we generally agree that we need do something to make food systems more sustainable, we do not necessarily agree about...

May 2015

This literature review, undertaken by the Food Climate Research Network and Chatham House, and in association with...

May 2015

This new FCRN think piece focuses on the future of livestock production - or rather on a range of different livestock futures.

It takes as its starting point the observation that while most of us may agree we have a food ‘problem’...

May 2015

In 2014, the FCRN released a major report entitled Appetite for change: social, economic and environmental transformations in China’s food system. This provided a...

March 2015

A question that emerged from FCRN's previous discussions with various experts on animal farming was whether...

January 2015

Elin Röös and Tara Garnett

Late December last year Tara Garnett, researcher on food systems and climate change and coordinator of the FCRN, initiated a meeting that brought...

2014

June 2014

Government leadership and substantial investment in research are needed to shift global consumption habits towards eating patterns that are both healthy and sustainable, say academics, industry and NGOs representatives in this report.

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