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On Thursday 16 May, the Oxford Food Governance Group will be convening a half-day workshop entitled ‘Towards Food Systems Transparency’.

Speakers include:

  • David BARLING (Centre for Food Policy, City University London)
  • Tara GARNETT (The Food Climate Research Network, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford)
  • Erinch SAHAN (Policy Adviser, Private Sector Advocacy Team, Oxfam)
  • Christel SCHALDEMOSE (Member of the European Parliament)

The workshop will take place in St Cross Room at St Cross College, Oxford, from 1-5pm.

All are welcome to attend the workshop, but registration is essential at: http://tinyurl.com/ofggmay2013.

Slides from the workshop are now available online here.

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Deadline: 7 September, 2012. The Food Climate Research Network is looking for a communications intern to help raise the profile of the organisation, improve its usefulness and accessibility to users, and help develop collaborations and interactions among a growing network of researchers and policy makers working in the field of food and climate. The internship is offered on a fixed term ending on 31st December 2012 with the intern based working from home. It is envisaged that the internship would be part-time for at least 1 day per week, with the opportunity for more work as the project develops.

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The Food Climate Research Network and the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food have jointly published a new report entitled: Sustainable intensification in agriculture. Navigating a course through competing food system priorities.

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People » Tara Garnett

Food Climate Research Network

Tara Garnett initiated, and runs the Food Climate Research Network, now based at the Environmental Change Institute.

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The FCRN's aim is to increase our understanding of how the food system contributes to greenhouse gas emissions and what we can do to reduce them.

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