Food security - the global balance of supply and demand for food

  • October 15, 2008
  • Dinner, Discussion
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Professor John Beddington CMG FRS
Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Government Office of Science, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills
The Lord Haskins
Former Chairman, Northern Foods
Dr Derek Byerlee
Co-author World Development Report: Agriculture for Development, World Bank, 2008

Economic and Social Research Council, Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Technology Strategy Board and The Wellcome Trust

This discussion appeared in the FST journal below.

Reports on Lord Drayson's challenge to the science community, innovation in the Scottish economy, food security, the Wakeham Review of physics research funding and obituaries for Sir Hugh Laddie and Sir Dick Morris appear in this issue.

Volume 19, Issue 10