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The Great Debate 2018 - Engineering a better food system


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The Great Debate 2018 - Engineering a better food system

Date and Time

12 March 2018 - 18:00-21:00


Reading, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the UK - Thames&Chiltern:Berkshire local network. Contact editor@luckmore.demon.co.uk for more information.

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Modern agriculture uses a lot of energy and resources: fuel and fossil-derived fertilisers on the farm, fuel for transport, plastics for packaging and energy for refrigerated storage with waste arising at each stage.  What can engineering do to improve sustainability of agriculture and food production as the world population increases?


18:00 Refreshments
19:00 Start
21:00 End

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