Next steps for food and climate policy in the UK (online)

Wednesday 29th June 2022

Event Info

This conference will examine the next steps for developing food and climate policy in the UK.

It will discuss priorities for policymakers, the farming, food and drink sectors, and consumers and wider stakeholders in the context of:

  • issues outlined by the UK’s Third Climate Change Risk Assessment and outcomes from COP26
  • the first UK Food Security Report
  • the Environment Act and the forthcoming Food Strategy White Paper
  • sectoral initiatives, and government measures aimed at achieving its net-zero ambitions


Areas for discussion include:

  • climate change and UK food security – latest thinking on climate change adaptation – building business resilience –  putting in place mitigation strategies
  • policy – assessing government strategy and ambitions – specific measures including the Agricultural Transition Plan and ELMs rollout – what more is needed to prepare the UK food supply chain
  • innovation – improved sustainability and self-sufficiency in the UK’s food and agricultural system – key considerations for accessibility and scaling up new approaches
  • challenges – support for sector transition to new sustainable approaches and energy systems – reconciling productivity targets and sustainability – addressing wider external pressures
  • implementation – the pathway towards sector decarbonisation – investment priorities and opportunities – sector specific guidance and policy – monitoring progress and impact on sector partners
  • consumers – impact of changing trends, preferences and demands related to sustainable food and drink


CHAP’s CEO, Fraser Black, will be speaking at the event – “Challenges and opportunities for the role of agriculture in mitigating the impact of climate change – sustainability and productivity, sector investment and support, and developing and implementing new farming practices.”

The full agenda can be viewed here.



Wednesday 29th June 2022, 9am – 1pm (BST)





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How much?

£210 + VAT


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