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Expert commentary by Prof Tim Benton

This post is written by Tim Benton, Professor of Population Ecology and dean of strategic research initiatives at the University of Leeds. From 2011-16 he was the 'champion' of the UK’s Global Food Security programme which was a multi-agency partnership of the UK’s public bodies with an interest in the challenges around food. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at Chatham House. In this piece he reflects on the latest report by the FCRN: Grazed and confused?