Knowledge for better food systems

FCRN Blogs

The FCRN is all about the conversations and about transmitting knowledge and ideas in ways that people understand and that encourage further exploration and debate. We have created this space to encourage more personal stories with a focus on new ideas, debates and collaborations. The blog-posts are written by people who wish to share something related to new research, reflections from conferences and events or just to highlight thoughts on new ideas and emerging topics of concern. We encourage all of you to contribute. Don't hesitate to get in touch to pitch a topic.


A Watson - 3 July 2014

Are you interested in contributing to the development of an international programme on Sustainable Food Systems?

A global survey conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the United Nations Environment Programme is now open to...


FCRN - 23 June 2014

Some of you may have noticed a recently posted blog by the Sustainable Food Trust’s policy director, Richard Young.  In it, Richard comments on the growing scientific attention being...


FCRN - 23 June 2014

In this week’s mailing, FCRN provides a detailed critique of a recent article by Richard Young, the Sustainable Food Trust’s policy director where he argues that we need to eat more, rather than less red meat.  We...


Stefan Wirsenius - 2 May 2014

To avoid dangerous climate change and limit global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius above the level of preindustrial times – a target endorsed by the international community – global emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases need to be reduced by 80 to 90 percent...

Interview with World Cancer Research Fund International – Corinna Hawkes

In this interview we discuss international healthy food policy with Dr Corinna Hawkes of World Cancer Research Fund International and explore the global challenges of shifting to sustainable diets.

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In this in-depth interview, the FCRN’s Marie Persson has invited 3 experts, Roger Leakey, André Gonçalves and Ben Phalan to discuss the role, benefits and challenges with agroforestry. They...

Dave Stanley is director at e3 and Fellow at the Institute Environmental Management and Assessment.

FCRN: Could you describe your current work and focus?

Dave:  I live in south Lincolnshire and operate as an independent adviser, supporting organisations in...

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