The rising cost of food is impacting on people around the world, with up to 1 billion people, who live on the edge of poverty in 30 countries, at risk of hunger because of food shortages. This lecture series explored the causes and impact of the global food crisis, covering food policy, malnutrition and the importance of diet and nutrition in healthy minds and bodies.
|1||Creative Commons||Global Malnutrition: Can We Make A Difference?||Global hunger affects nearly a billion people. The five major forms of malnutrition worldwide are: Protein-energy malnutrition, iron, iodine, zinc and vitamin A deficiencies.||Jeyakumar Henry||19 Feb 2013|
|2||Creative Commons||Food Democracy, Food Control and the Social Dimension of Modern Food Policy||This lecture, given by Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, Centre for Food Policy, City University, London, focuses on the politics and social fissures that cut across contemporary food policy concerns.||Tim Lang||19 Feb 2013|
|3||Creative Commons||The Role of Nutrition in Mental Health and Performance: Changing Diets, Changing Minds||Human diets have changed dramatically over the last century, and the impact of industrialisation on our food supply has had devastating consequences for public health.||Alex Richardson||19 Feb 2013|
|4||Creative Commons||One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?||More than six decades after the Green Revolution aimed at ending world hunger, regular food shortages, malnutrition, and poverty still plague vast swaths of the world.||Gordon Conway||19 Feb 2013|