agriculture, food security

Vertical farming : changing the face of agriculture

Andrew Jenkins, Queen's University Belfast A company in Scotland has unveiled what it claims is arguably the world’s most technically advanced indoor farm. Intelligent Growth Solutions’ vertical farm uses artificial intelligence and specially designed power and communication technologies. The firm says this reduces energy costs by 50% and labour costs by 80% when compared to… Continue reading Vertical farming : changing the face of agriculture

Climate, food security

Food that feeds the world and heals it too

Jordan Raine, The Conversation According to experts, today’s global agriculture system faces a crisis. Intensive farming with heavy ploughing machinery is causing soil to be lost up to 100 times faster than it is formed – and valuable stored carbon with it too. The soil that remains is becoming depleted of nutrients, thanks to repeated… Continue reading Food that feeds the world and heals it too

food policy,, food security

Food Menus: A Mandatory Nutritional Information

Some countries have introduced mandatory nutritional labelling on menus – here's why the UK should follow suit Dolly Theis, University of Cambridge Would you eat a burger if you knew it contained almost 6,000 calories? Some would gladly tuck in while others would recoil in horror. But if you have calories on the menu, at… Continue reading Food Menus: A Mandatory Nutritional Information

Climate, food security

Climate and food: Together we work, we will be stronger

What they did and did not do in the past were the reasons for those consequences from which humanity has been at risk.

Climate, Events, food policy,, Permaculture

Permaculture Summit

Join Permaculture Summit Permaculture Association developing a shared agenda to shift power over our democracy, economy and environment to people and communities across Britain. The event takes place at Potbank ApartHotel at the Spode Works Factory, Stoke-on-Trent over 8-10 May 2019 The cost of attending CTRL-Shift depends on what type and size of organisation you… Continue reading Permaculture Summit

Climate, Environment, food policy,, food security

Valentine with Food and Natural Resources

land used to be open but it has been massive encroached Valentine with Food and Natural Resources Are you agree? (Image: Jesi) Wish you all a very special Valentine day  🙂 Read more on INCOME5CO Latest posts Related posts

Climate, food security, Humanity

Accessibility: in Food Security and Vulnerability

It was nice to contribute a presentation  “Ensuring Food Security for Vulnerable in Nepal” for an INGO i.e. Enablement Nepal. The INGO works for the well-being of vulnerable people in Nepal especially in the physical accessibility where the person with a disability has been facing the immense barrier to gain access to school, hospital or… Continue reading Accessibility: in Food Security and Vulnerability

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food policy,, food security

Safe space

The population growth is unlimited but the capacity of the earth to sustain its services is limited. Due to increasing human activities on land, water, air and overall environment; a severe stress on ecosystem has surfaced since the 1950s. Four of nine planetary boundaries (environmental limits within which humanity can safely operate) have now been… Continue reading Safe space

food policy,, food security, Publications

Connecting People with Food Policy: Gathering and Translating Experiences – 1

A Highlight The theme ‘gathering and translating evidence of lived experience of food-related problem’ of the program sounded me very inquisitive before entering the Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre of City, University of London to participate the 2018 City Food Policy Symposium on 25th of April. Although, I am late to share this post however sharing… Continue reading Connecting People with Food Policy: Gathering and Translating Experiences – 1

food security, Free trade, Globalization, INCOMESCO, Research report

Global Food: Waste Not, Want Not | A Report

Feeding the 9 billion by 2030 is not an easy task because of the tragedy of 50 percent food waste! Production is not a problem, rather it is a governance problem! A report Global Food: Waste Not, Want Not worth exploring ! Waste happens- It is estimated that 30–50% (or 1.2–2 billion tonnes) of all… Continue reading Global Food: Waste Not, Want Not | A Report