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UK government’s futures think tank to identify actions that could reduce the impacts of disasters

February 10th, 2012 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

The UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Sir John Beddington, has announced that Foresight, the UK government’s futures think tank, has started a project to investigate how to improve anticipation of and resilience to disasters. The project ‘Improving Future Disaster Anticipation and Resilience’ will identify actions that could be taken within the next ten years […]

The UK Government’s Foresight project ‘Global Food and Farming Futures’ explores how a future global population of 9 billion people can be fed healthily and sustainably

January 24th, 2011 by Richard Lord

The Foresight project ‘Global Food and Farming Futures’ explores the increasing pressures on the global food system between now and 2050. The Report published on 24 January 2011 highlights the decisions that policy makers need to take today, and in the years ahead, to ensure that a global population rising to nine billion or more […]