In this talk for the Food Systems Academy, Paul Rogers puts the challenges of transforming food systems in a global, human security context. He argues that food is at the centre of the third great transition humankind has to go through.
Part 1. Why 1945?: 0 – 2 minutes 45 seconds
Part 2. Proxy wars to the end of the cold war: 2 min 45 sec – 5 min 42 sec
Part 3. The big issues: 5 min 42 sec – 20 min 45 sec
Part 4. The third great transition: 20 min 45 sec – 28 min 49 sec
Part 5 – Looking ahead: 28 min 49 sec – end
Paul Rogers is professor in the department of peace studies at Bradford University and Global Security Consultant at Oxford Research Group. He is the author of numerous books including Why We’re Losing the War on Terror (Polity, 2007), and Losing Control: Global Security in the 21st Century (Pluto Press, 3rd edition, 2010). He is on twitter at: @ProfPRogers
The Food Systems Academy is an open educational resource aiming to transform our food systems. This video can also be viewed on their website.
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