Knowledge for better food systems

From the FCRN: 13 March 2019

In Fodder this week

Fish biomass could be 6.5% higher if the 1.5°C goal of the Paris Agreement is reached, compared to if climate change reaches 3.5°C, finds a modelling paper. Growing economies and populations have driven an increase in negative impacts to bird biodiversity and net carbon sequestration, finds another paper, despite a reduction in land use impacts per unit of GDP. Kale, seaweed and amaranth are among ‘50 future foods’ that conservation organisation WWF recommends should be eaten more often.

Readers from the UK food industry may be particularly interested in the government’s assessment of the business implications of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit. See also the draft of temporary rates of customs duty on imports that will apply for different goods in the event of a no deal Brexit.