The Challenges of Transforming Food Systems in a Global, Human Security Context

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The running order for the video is as follows:

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

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Part 1. Why 1945?: 0:00 Part 2. Proxy wars to the end of the cold war: 2:45 Part 3. The big issues: 5:42 Part 4. The third great transition: 20:45 Part 5 – Looking ahead: 28:49 For further reading go here:…

Links   The Centre for Alternative Technology, an essential source of information.   One of the liveliest open source sites, especially on international issues.   Oxford Research Group is a UK-based think tank working on innovative approaches to international security, especially the concept of sustainable security.   The New Economics Foundation’s Great Transition project focuses on the transition to low-carbon equitable economic systems.  Currently the world’s largest university centre for peace studies.

Further reading

Booth, Ken (2007), Theory of World Security. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.  A thoughtful and forward-looking analysis of international security

Jackson, Tim (2009) Prosperity Without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet.  London and Sterling VA, Earthscan.  An innovative and influential analysis of the potential for low-impact economics.

Rogers, Paul (2010), Losing Control: Global Security in the 21st Century, 3rd edition, London, Pluto Press.  A more extensive analysis of the issues.

Sachs, Wolfgang and Santarius, Tilman, (2007) Fair Future: Resources, Conflicts, Security and Global Justice. London and New York, Zed Books. 

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