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A profound change to the global food and agriculture system is needed if we are to nourish the 821 million people who are hungry today. With host Greg Foot, UKRI CRF Researcher Claire Heffernan and UKRI Hub Director Lorraine Sherr.

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Greg Foot is a Science Journalist on BBC TV & Radio (including BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread?’), a successful Podcaster (‘Surprisingly Brilliant’) & popular YouTuber (including ‘Let’s Go Live’ & ‘BBC Earth’). He also gives talks on his science adventures & runs public engagement training around the world. He is a member of Cheltenham Science Festival Advisory Group.

Claire Heffernan is Director of the London International Development Centre (LIDC). Her research interests range from the climate change impacts on food security, nutrition and health to antimicrobial resistance across the global South. She is the Principal Investigator on the UKRI GCRF Action against Stunting Hub, which aims to transform current research on child undernutrition or stunting.

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