We have a great seminar coming up on how market interference shapes our food system.

Fiona Smith (Warwick, Law) will speak on how agricultural subsidies distort the food system and how subsidies can be better regulated to produce positive outcomes for food security.

Christian Theil (Cambridge, Development Studies) will discuss his proposal to start taxing meat in China.

Tina Schivatcheva (Cambridge, Development Studies) will chair the session and illustrate the impact of regulatory barriers by discussing changes in the Bulgarian food system after joining the European Union.

Please join us on 9 March from 17.00 to 19.00 in Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building.

Image credit: Tom Toles, The Washington Post

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Claire

PhD student in the RNA Silencing and Disease Resistance group, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge Claire's current research is on the mechanisms of RNA silencing in a green alga, a simple plant species. RNA silencing is a term that describes a number of critical regulatory pathways that are found in plants and animals and further understanding of these pathways could see the development of biotechnological solutions to issues of crop yield and plant disease.

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