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Exploring evidence and values
in global food systems debates

Introducing Letterbox: the GMO debate in Ethiopia

We are delighted to introduce Letterbox: a new format for dialogue on the TABLE website. In this Letterbox series, Hiwote Bekele and Tesfaye Shiferaw Sida (PhD) debate the Ethiopian government's approach to regulating the cultivation of genetically modified organisms. Hiwote and Tesfaye will be exchanging further letters on this topic: leave your comments at the bottom of the page to help steer the discussion.

letterbox preview series 1

Event: Power in the food system

At TABLE, we are in the process of developing our new theme: power in the food system - who and what shapes, controls and influences the food system and its future. You are invited to an open-ended, exploratory discussion event on 8 December 2021, featuring panellists Eddy Wax, Wendy Godek, Shefali Sharma and Sahil Shah. Read more and register here.

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Interactive graphic: agricultural movements

Visit our new interactive diagram that explores the ebbs and flows of three agricultural movements: Regenerative Agriculture, Organic and AgroecologyJoin the discussion and let us know what you think we got wrong and right!

Ebbs and flows diagram
helenbreewood's avatar
  November 30, 2021 - 12:43
  helenbreewood
  Loving some animals, eating others: Food preferences in childhood

New TABLE blog post by Luke McGuire - Loving some animals, eating others: Food preferences in childhood How do we decide which animals to eat and which to care for? We treat the pets we live with as…
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  November 26, 2021 - 11:50
  simonward
  TABLE blog post: Support Your Locals: on international solidarity in a resilient and sustainable urban food system

This is based on the first principles of understanding agronomic and logistic constraints. It is an envelope calculation, although one that a practitioner can do: consider, area, rainfall, water…
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  November 26, 2021 - 10:15
  helenbreewood
  TABLE blog post: Support Your Locals: on international solidarity in a resilient and sustainable urban food system

simonward: If you want to add more complexity the DRC has a similar food production potential to Brazil but is an importer at least in part because of the inability to move plant nutrients into…