Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (KESS)

Food System Planning

Nexus project: a case study of scenario planning methodology applied to food system planning

Dr Wayne Foord (QUB) This presentation provides an introduction to scenario planning, its increasing application to food system planning, and reports on the QUB Nexus project. There is growing evidence that future food security, globally and regionally, is at risk due to climate change, environmental degradation and resource scarcity, including fossil energy scarcity. Scenario planning methodologies have proven potential to

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TRANSMANGO EU research project: a case study of scenario methodologies applied to food system planning

Dr Brídín Carroll (University College Dublin) This presentation reports on a current EU research project, TRANSMANGO, which focuses on the vulnerability and resilience of European food systems in the context of socioeconomic, behavioural, technological, institutional and agro-ecological change. TRANSMANGO addresses the effects of global drivers of change (climate, economic concentration and market structure, financial power, resource competition, marginalization, property rules,

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