Water footprint and virtual water. Water footprint and virtual water. Global Food and Farming Futures. How can a future global population of 9 billion people all be fed healthily and sustainably?
The Foresight project Global Food and Farming Futures explores the increasing pressures on the global food system between now and 2050. The Report highlights the decisions that policy makers need to take today, and in the years ahead, to ensure that a global population rising to nine billion or more can be fed sustainably and equitably. The Foresight report makes a compelling case for urgent action to redesign the global food system to meet the challenge of feeding the world over the next 40 years. The Project analysed five key challenges for the future: A. A detailed description of the challenges can be found in the Final Report, to be available on the reports and publications page. The Project has involved around 400 leading experts and stakeholders from about 35 countries across the world. Biosciences - Overview - Technology Strategy Board. Technology Strategy Board.
IFR Extra food analysis consultancy. Welcome to the Food and Health Network. Hermann Hauser. Hermann Maria Hauser, CBE FRS FREng FinstP CPhys, is an entrepreneur who was born in Vienna, Austria but is primarily associated with Silicon Fen in England. When he was 15 he came to the United Kingdom to learn English at a language school in Cambridge.
After his first degree in Physics from Vienna University, he returned to Cambridge to do a PhD in Physics at the Cavendish Laboratory. He is probably most well known for his part in setting up Acorn with Chris Curry in 1978 (portrayed in the BBC drama Micro Men), and was voted the UK's 'Computer Personality of the Year' of 1984.
When Olivetti took control of Acorn in 1985 he became vice-president for research at Olivetti where he was in charge of laboratories in the U.S. and Europe. In 1986, Hauser co-founded the Olivetti Research Laboratory (ORL) in Cambridge along with Professor Andy Hopper. Career In 1988, Hauser left Olivetti to start the Active Book Company, investing one million pounds of his own money. IdeaSpace Enterprise Accelerator. Welcome to KAI! Innovation Works. Kai-Fu Lee. Lee developed the world's first speaker-independent, continuous speech recognition system as his Ph.D. thesis at Carnegie Mellon.
He later became a high-technology executive at Apple, SGI, Microsoft, and Google. He became the focus of a 2005 legal dispute between Google and Microsoft, his former employer, due to a one-year non-compete agreement that he signed with Microsoft in 2000 when he became its corporate vice president of interactive services. One of the most prominent figures in the Chinese internet sector, he was the founding president of Google China, serving from July 2005 through September 4, 2009. He has created personal website, "我学网" dedicated to helping young Chinese people achieve in their studies and careers. [clarification needed]. Background Lee was born in Taipei, Taiwan. Career Education In 1973, Lee immigrated to the United States and attended high school in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Academic research Innovation Works