How do we run the world better?

Stephen Hall -

The Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations has just released a fascinating report entitled "Now for the Long Term". The report asks: how we can avoid future crises and overcome our inability to address big challenges that will shape our world?

The women of Bangladesh are using their heads

Stephen Hall -

Visiting the field to see the work of WorldFish and its partners is one of the great privileges of my job. The chance to talk with farmers and learn how they are using the training and technologies we and our partners provide never fails to energise me. It invariably also provides a few surprises: on my recent trip to Bangladesh I was amazed to learn how profound a difference incredibly simple changes can make.

Fish – making a meal of it

Stephen Hall -

There is something circular about the idea of catching fish to use as feed for farmed fish, livestock, poultry and our pets. And with about one third of the global fish catch going in this direction, most of it destined for aquaculture, you might well ask whether growing the farmed fish to put in your supermarket has deprived a hungry or malnourished person of food.