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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    From Food Security to Nutrition Security

    While ‘hunger’ continues to resonate as a cause deserving of funding support, focusing solely on staple crops is no longer appropriate in a world of rapidly changing dietary preferences. The main focus of global agricultural challenges has to move from ‘feeding the planet’ to appropriately nourishing all consumers. In this interview, Patrick Webb , ISPC Member and Professor of Nutrition, Friedman...

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    What's so special about Science Forum 2018?

    In this video, Maggie Gill (ISPC Chair), Jennifer Thomson (ISPC & SF18 Steering Committee Chair) and Holger Meinke (ISPC & SF18 Steering Committee Member) talk about why Science Forum 2018 is special, what the CGIAR will gain and how they hope the Forum will provide a challenging environment that will stimulate discussion and get people to think beyond their comfort zone.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    Opportunities and Challenges for the CGIAR in a Changing World

    In this video, ISPC members reflect on the increasingly complex set of challenges that the developing world is facing for its food, nutrition and environmental sustainability, and some of the implications of this shifting context for the CGIAR.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    University to host strategic foresight workshop

    The University of Aberdeen will play host to more than 30 experts this week as they consider how to address threats to, and opportunities for global agriculture. The experts will discuss how agricultural research and policy can re-orient itself to address the increasingly complex challenges that the developing world is facing today for its food, nutrition and environmental sustainability.

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    Jennifer ThomsonCouncil Member

    Tackling the Hard Questions Head On to Define Tomorrow’s Research Agenda: Let the Countdown to Science Forum 2018 Begin!

    In just under six months’ time Science Forum 2018 – Win more, lose less: Capturing synergies between SDGs through agricultural research, will take place in Stellenbosch, South Africa (10-12 October). SF18 is organized by the CGIAR’S Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) and co-hosted by the South African Agricultural Research Council .