UK and Global Food Security in the Era Of ‘Permacrisis’

The global food system is under strain. Courtesy of zhang yongxin/Adobe Stock

A discussion on how the UK can bolster food security amid changing geopolitical alliances.

The UK’s food security is currently dependent on complex international supply chains that are under threat from climate change, conflicts and geopolitical stressors; at the same time, climate change and the repercussions of Brexit challenge the UK’s ability to increase self-reliance and internal resilience. Jennifer Cole and Ivica Petrikova examine the key drivers and pressures on global food security and how this is likely to be impacted in the near- and mid-term future, including by shifting geopolitical alliances.

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