International Development Committee - First Report
Global Food Security

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 21 May 2013.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Long-term trends

3 Shocks and their drivers

4 Protecting the vulnerable from shocks

5 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

Tuesday 5 February 2013: Max Lawson, Head of Advocacy and Public Policy, Oxfam, David McNair, Head of Growth, Equity and Livelihoods, Save the Children, and Patrick Mulvany, Co-Chair, UK Food Group; Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, City University, London, Camilla Toulmin, Director, International Institute for Environment and Development, and Andrew Dorward, Professor of Development Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies

Tuesday 26 March 2013: Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, UN World Food Programme, Dan Gustafson, Deputy Director General (Operations), Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN, and Marc Van Ameringen, Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition; Sir John Beddington, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Government Office for Science, Kanayo Nwanze, President, International Fund for Agriculture Development, and Dr Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute

Thursday 18 April 2013: Norman Baker MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Transport; Lynne Featherstone MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development, Professor Tim Wheeler, Deputy Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Development and Dr Kenny Dick, Team Leader, Food and Nutrition Security, Department for International Development

Written evidence

Additional written evidence

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