Tyfield, David (2011) Food systems transition and disruptive low carbon innovation:implications for a food security research agenda. Journal of Experimental Botany, 62 (11). pp. 3701-3706. ISSN 1460-2431Full text not available from this repository.
There is a growing consensus that we are facing epochal challenges in global food security. Moreover, these challenges are multiple and complex. Meeting these challenges will involve nothing less than a wholesale socio-technical transition of the agri-food system. Optimizing the efficacy of the contribution of research to such a food security agenda will probably also need new institutional mechanisms and career structures to facilitate new kinds of collaborations and ongoing, longer-term projects. In short, the multiple challenges of food security demand a different political economy of research for effective intervention by science. In making this argument, the paper summarizes the major findings of a recent report regarding the potential impact of so-called ‘disruptive’ low-carbon innovations in China.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Experimental Botany|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Agri-food system ; ecology ; food security ; low carbon innovation|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HM Sociology|
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Sociology|
|Deposited By:||Mr Richard Ingham|
|Deposited On:||15 Jun 2011 10:15|
|Last Modified:||25 Mar 2017 02:33|
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