The view from WRAP

  • How we can all be Global Food Champions

    By: Richard Swannell, Director, WRAP Global Posted: 19 Jun 2019
    This year’s line-up for the BBC Food Chain’s Global Food Champion illustrates the complex challenge we face in tackling our unsustainable and inequitable global food system. Spiritual leader Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada was relaxing after a feast at his temple near Calcutta when he heard a commotion out of his window. Looking out he saw children fighting with dogs over scraps of food. He...
  • How do we keep positive in a doom-laden world?

    By: Julie Hill, WRAP Chair Posted: 11 Jun 2019
    Last year, I was honoured to be invited to join the Speakers for Schools programme. Founded by journalist Robert Peston, the scheme matches speakers from all areas of life with school students of a variety of ages, to great mutual advantage in terms of understanding each other’s agendas. In recent months we have seen the emergence of young people as a powerful voice in the climate and...