We investigate, analyse and explore a wide range of themes and ethical debates surrounding UK food & farming and global food system sustainability. Explore our themes to learn more about the challenges and opportunities we must collectively take on to create fair food systems for all.
Producing and eating meat and dairy foods have significant impacts on people’s health, the planet and animal welfare.
With diet-related illnesses – and their associated costs – on the rise in the UK, we urgently need to address the root causes of poverty.
Urgently moving to 'net zero' (or even carbon positive) food & farming systems will benefit the UK and climate-stressed regions where many go hungry.
Farm animal welfare is an important indicator of how sustainable our food system is. It also shines a spotlight on our values and ethics.
Wasted food hurts our wallets but also costs our planet in wasted resources, pollution and increased greenhouse gas emissions.
With too much power concentrated in too few hands, our current industrial food system can never be fair or resilient.
Putting sustainability and social justice at the heart of our research institutions is key to reforming our food systems.
Sustainable food systems should ensure that the people who grow and sell our food are treated decently and paid fairly.
The true value of food is in a whole host of non-monetary benefits, from healthy people to a healthy environment.
Food and farming policies are crucial in helping farmers produce goods that are healthy and sustainable for people, planet and animals.
Democratising food systems, so everyone has a say in how our food is produced and traded, can help build a fairer society.
More and more people in the UK aspire to eating a healthy diet, but we are still falling short.
A healthy natural environment is key to growing enough nutritious food for a growing global population.
Creating transparency from farm to fork can strengthen trust and create a healthier food system.
Experts around the world are increasingly advocating farming systems that use sustainable methods and practices.