On this page we collect drivers of change and horizon scanning notes, related to food, health and wellness. This is a preliminary step in the design of food scenarios, that we then translated into a tasting menu for Latelab Open Sauces at the Edinburgh Science Festival.
See the whole design process on the food futures page.
(looking back from 50-100 years to today, focusing on problems and possibilities)
Thematically clustered drivers:
Analysis of thematically clustered drivers looking at their social causes, underlying worldviews and cultural myths:
Horizon: less than 50 years.
reference: IPCC WGII AR5 Chapter 7 “Food Security and Food Production Systems” http://ipcc-wg2.gov/AR5/images/uploads/WGIIAR5-Chap7_FGDall.pdf
IPCC AR5 WG2 Figure SPM.2a
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