Food security is one of the most pressing global challenges facing the research community.
The challenge is complex. Demand for food is changing because of population growth, changing diets, and increasing affluence. Food production is under increasing pressure as natural resources become scarcer, competition for use of land rises, and climate change alters patterns and reliability of production. In these circumstances, meeting the nutrient requirements of the world’s population demands an approach which runs from primary production to human nutrition and which includes the environment in which the food is produced.
Read more about the Food Security Challenge here.