The third book in the critically acclaimed Wicked & Wise series offers a compelling analysis of the issue of food on an international scale. From nutrition to world hunger to GM farming, what are the impacts of food and food issues on regional, political, cultural, business and social priorities? With 2 billion obese and 2 billion hungry, food is a key issue in the future development of the world's population and its health. As with every wicked and wise issue, it throws up significant moral, political and economic concerns when tackling how we will keep the world's population nourished in decades to come.
Alan Watkins is CEO and Founder of Complete Coherence. Both physician and neuroscientist, he has been a coach and confidant to many top CEOs and business leaders for over 20 years. Alan is the author of bestselling management title 'Coherence: The Secret Science of Brilliant Leadership'; Matt Simister is a key figure in the food industry. As Tesco's Head of Europe, Simister has not only been the driving force behind the rejuvenation of Tesco's fresh food offer but also a key figure in its industry-leading efforts to reduce food waste.
Foreword by Ken Wilber Chapter 1: The Problem with Food Chapter 2: Productivity and Escalating Food Inequality Chapter 3: What a Colossal Waste Chapter 4: Waste of Time and Human Potential Chapter 5: Converging Forces of Hope Chapter 6: Using Innovation, Technology and Wise Systems to Feed the World Chapter 7: Making Better Choices - What We Can do as Individuals Chapter 8: Wise Collaborations (What We Can Do Collectively) Conclusion: A Sustainable World of Health and Plenty