FiFo – Fish-In, Fish-Out

Global food security is all about sourcing enough protein, on a genuinely sustainable basis, for a population in excess of nine billion people in the second half of this century.…


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Poverty, Palm Oil and Protecting the Forests

I’m just back from Gabon and Liberia – first time I’ve ever been in these countries. I was there to understand better what the idea of ‘sustainable palm oil’ might mean in that…


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The Hypocrisy at the Heart of Today’s Food Security Debate

On David Attenborough’s 89th birthday this May, he somehow found himself in conversation with Barack Obama. And a rather strange conversation it was too, with the President of the…


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Palm Oil and Deforestation: Moving Things On

Last week, after nearly a year’s work, the High Carbon Stock Steering Committee (of which I’m the Co-Chair) issued its Draft Synthesis Report for consultation. At one level, our…


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