Recent price hikes on food commodities have increased mainstream awareness and concerns around food security and nutrition. The issue is now at the top of the global agenda due to the expected increase in food demand driven by population growth and changing consumption patterns. Furthermore, our capacity to meet this demand is compromised by dwindling natural resources, the effects of climate change, and the need to protect our ecosystems and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
30th January, 2013, Hilton, Amsterdam Twelve months on from The Economist’s inaugural Feeding the World summit, a high-level audience will gather in Amsterdam to discuss how to accelerate progress in coordinating efforts to tackle the planet’s food security crisis. Industry leaders, government officials, donors, aid agencies and representatives of the research community will explore opportunities to collaborate […]