Video transcript: Global Food Security and BBSRC at the Oxford Farming Conference 2011

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December 2010

Professor Janet Allen, Director of Research, BBSRC
My name is Janet Allen. I am the Director of Research at the BBSRC and I am here at the Oxford Farming Conference in January 2011.

So this morning we have had some very interesting talks in the application of science to meeting the challenge of global food security which we all recognise as a major challenge that we need to double our food production by 2030. This is a very significant challenge because we need to do it on the basis of less land, with less influence and with rising energy prices.