TechFest: Food Security Challenge Spoken Word

TechFest: Food Security Challenge

  • Date

    Thursday 26 September 2013

  • venue

    TechFest

  • time

    Thursday 26th September, 7.00pm

  • age

    All

  • price

    Adults - £5.50 Concessions - £3.85 including bf

  • genre

    Spoken Word

TechFest 2013

The Food Security Challenge.

Is Biotechnology the Saviour or Grim Reaper?    

University of Aberdeen: Fraser Noble Building FN3

Thursday 26th September, 7.00pm

Adults - £5.50  Concessions - £3.85 including bf

Food Security, the provision of sufficient and affordable supplies of nutritious foods in the future has become a major item on the global political agenda. Are biotechnology solutions to crop production such as GM the answer to global food security, or part of the problem? Are they safe, what have they offered so far, where is the technology going and why is opinion so divided on the value and need for the technology?
 


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