The battle for the future of farming: what you need to know

Most concede that there is an urgent need to radically transform our food systems. But the proposed innovations for more sustainable food systems are drastically different. Which we choose will have long-lasting effects on human society and the planet. This article, written by Michel Pimbert and Colin Anderson was published Published in The Conversation today in time to coincide with the start of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation symposium on agricultural innovation and family farming in Rome.   The battle for the future of farming: what you need to know Kletr/Shutterstock.com Michel Pimbert, Coventry University and Colin Anderson, Coventry …