The Food Fight / Bridging the skills gap

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As the agri-food sector plays an increasing role in tackling urgent global issues such as sustainability, are we doing enough to attract new talent and skills into the industry? Matt and Lukxmi are joined by Carl Edwards, Director Education & Public Engagement at LEAF (Linking Environment & Farming), serial entrepreneur Ykä Marjanen (of Grainsense and Manna Insect), and EIT Food’s Professional Development Lead Barbara Mason, to discuss strategies for attracting more people into the exciting world of food and technology. Recorded as part of New Scientist Live’s Future of Food and Agriculture day.