Tag Archives: Food Ethics Council

Food ethics in Turkey and a 1200 years old olive tree

I went to Turkey in early March to present a paper at the first Turkish Agricultural and Food Ethics Congress held at Ankara’s University’s Agriculture Faculty. I shared my experience of the Food Ethics Council and how our thinking about … Continue reading

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Seeing Brexit from China – where #food and #foodsecurity matters greatly

Jet-lagged and Brexit shocked, I’m trying to readjust after returning from a week’s visit to China. The shock began as I got up at 4.30am on Friday June 24th to hear the referendum result, then left for Beijing arriving there … Continue reading

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Turks set to tackle #agriculture and #food #ethics

Profs Talug, Yalim and Aksoy discuss this new project. The 4 e’s logo represents etik (ethics), ekoloji (ecology), ekmek (bread) and emek (work) What’s fair? What responsibilities do we have to future generations, weaker citizens or those of other countries? … Continue reading

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Sustainable intensification – miracle or mirage?

That was the title of a conference at the Royal Institute for International Affairs, Chatham House, in London on the 10th and 11th of December 2012. Because it was held under the Chatham House Rule you may find this a … Continue reading

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Food and water – the answer lies in the soil

It’s well-past the time to take healthy soils seriously as the fundamental requirement for our future food provisioning. That was the key message to come out of Parliament’s committee room 16 yesterday (Dec 6th, 2012). The room was packed out … Continue reading

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