COMMONS

Research and practice to meet future food needs

05 March 2014

This Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee evidence session focuses on whether we are sufficiently forward-looking in our research and practice so as to ensure that, in future, we can meet food needs.

Witnesses

Wednesday 5 March 2014, Committee Room 16

At 3pm

  • Peter Melchett, Policy Director, Soil Association
  • Vicki Hird, Senior Campaigner, Friends of the Earth

At 3.40pm

  • Henry Robinson, President, CLA
  • Nick von Westenholz, Chief Executive, Crop Protection Association

At 4.10pm

  • Professor Melanie Welham, Director of Science, BBSRC
  • Dr Paul Burrows, Executive Director of Corporate Policy and Strategy, BBSRC
  • Professor Sue Hartley, Director, York Environmental Sustainability Institute, University of York

Timings are approximate.

Further information

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