Economics: What is the Future of Food in the UK?

Tue Nov 14 2023 at 03:30 pm to 04:45 pm

Watershed | Bristol

Bristol Ideas
Publisher/HostBristol Ideas
Economics: What is the Future of Food in the UK?
Panel discussion chaired by Anu Anand.
About this Event

With changing diets, new farming technologies and the increasing impacts of climate change, this is a pivotal time to be working in the food industry. Our panel of experts look ahead to the future of food and the burgeoning global food crisis.

We have gathered a panel of experts to discuss the current state of food and the economy – and what the future looks like for consumers, businesses, farmers and independent traders.

Lotanna Emdiegwu, Lecturer in Economics at Manchester Metropolitan University, is an expert in environmental, climate and agricultural economics. He’ll be joined by Matthew Agarwala, leader of the Bennett Institute’s Wealth Economy project at the University of Cambridge. Joining the panel will be Phil Haughton, founder of Bristol-based organic food retailer Better Food, and Julia Kirby-Smith, project lead for the Better Food Traders and trustee of campaigning food charity Feedback. The panel will be chaired by BBC World Service presenter Anu Anand.


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Watershed, 1 Canon's Road, Bristol, United Kingdom


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