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Our panel will discuss the effects of the climate catastrophe on the lives of farmers, in this livestreamed event supported by the Fairtrade Foundation.

Roughly one fifth of the UK’s fresh food imports come from areas threatened with climate chaos, sourced under conditions which are directly driving deforestation, drought and significant wealth inequality. 

Now that we are living through a pandemic, the difficulties faced by farmers in the global south are being exacerbated, with many of them unable to cope with the huge challenges that come from changing weather patterns and demand, which also has a knock-on effect on the future of the food they grow, and on which millions of consumers in the UK depend. 

As increasingly extreme and unpredictable weather patterns undermine the livelihoods of farmers, our panel - chaired by Guardian journalist Lucy Siegle, with Professor Emeritus of Food Policy, City University of London Tim Lang, Managing director of Fairtrade banana cooperative Banelino and Chair of CLAC Marike de Peña, and Reparationist Esther Stanford-Xosei, will be asking: how can we choose a fairer future for the people behind our food supply? 

This is a free-to-attend event, supported by the Fairtrade Foundation.

Click here to register on eventbrite

@Photography © Sean Hawkey

Running time: 60 minutes

This event will be hosted on a third-party live streaming platform BlueJeans, please refer to their privacy policy before purchasing a ticket to the event. After registering, please refer to your confirmation email for access to the event. 

If you require closed captions to be available on this event notify us on your booking form when making your purchase.

This event is being streamed globally.

7pm GMT | 8pm CET | 11am PST | 2pm EST

Ethical Trade Fortnight - How is the Climate Crisis Impacting the Global Food Supply?

Ethical Trade Fortnight - How is the Climate Crisis Impacting the Global Food Supply?

Mon 22 February 2021 19:00-20:00

Online Live

Our panel will discuss the effects of the climate catastrophe on the lives of farmers, in this livestreamed event supported by the Fairtrade Foundation.

Roughly one fifth of the UK’s fresh food imports come from areas threatened with climate chaos, sourced under conditions which are directly driving deforestation, drought and significant wealth inequality. 

Now that we are living through a pandemic, the difficulties faced by farmers in the global south are being exacerbated, with many of them unable to cope with the huge challenges that come from changing weather patterns and demand, which also has a knock-on effect on the future of the food they grow, and on which millions of consumers in the UK depend. 

As increasingly extreme and unpredictable weather patterns undermine the livelihoods of farmers, our panel - chaired by Guardian journalist Lucy Siegle, with Professor Emeritus of Food Policy, City University of London Tim Lang, Managing director of Fairtrade banana cooperative Banelino and Chair of CLAC Marike de Peña, and Reparationist Esther Stanford-Xosei, will be asking: how can we choose a fairer future for the people behind our food supply? 

This is a free-to-attend event, supported by the Fairtrade Foundation.

Click here to register on eventbrite

@Photography © Sean Hawkey

Running time: 60 minutes

This event will be hosted on a third-party live streaming platform BlueJeans, please refer to their privacy policy before purchasing a ticket to the event. After registering, please refer to your confirmation email for access to the event. 

If you require closed captions to be available on this event notify us on your booking form when making your purchase.

This event is being streamed globally.

7pm GMT | 8pm CET | 11am PST | 2pm EST

Ethical Trade Fortnight - How is the Climate Crisis Impacting the Global Food Supply?

Mon 22 February 2021 19:00-20:00

Online Live

Ethical Trade Fortnight - How is the Climate Crisis Impacting the Global Food Supply?

Our panel will discuss the effects of the climate catastrophe on the lives of farmers, in this livestreamed event supported by the Fairtrade Foundation.

Roughly one fifth of the UK’s fresh food imports come from areas threatened with climate chaos, sourced under conditions which are directly driving deforestation, drought and significant wealth inequality. 

Now that we are living through a pandemic, the difficulties faced by farmers in the global south are being exacerbated, with many of them unable to cope with the huge challenges that come from changing weather patterns and demand, which also has a knock-on effect on the future of the food they grow, and on which millions of consumers in the UK depend. 

As increasingly extreme and unpredictable weather patterns undermine the livelihoods of farmers, our panel - chaired by Guardian journalist Lucy Siegle, with Professor Emeritus of Food Policy, City University of London Tim Lang, Managing director of Fairtrade banana cooperative Banelino and Chair of CLAC Marike de Peña, and Reparationist Esther Stanford-Xosei, will be asking: how can we choose a fairer future for the people behind our food supply? 

This is a free-to-attend event, supported by the Fairtrade Foundation.

Click here to register on eventbrite

@Photography © Sean Hawkey

Running time: 60 minutes

This event will be hosted on a third-party live streaming platform BlueJeans, please refer to their privacy policy before purchasing a ticket to the event. After registering, please refer to your confirmation email for access to the event. 

If you require closed captions to be available on this event notify us on your booking form when making your purchase.

This event is being streamed globally.

7pm GMT | 8pm CET | 11am PST | 2pm EST