The UK’s food security is currently dependent on complex international supply chains that are under threat from climate change, conflicts, and geopolitical stressors; at the same time, climate change and the repercussions of Brexit challenge the UK's ability to increase self-reliance and internal resilience. Jennifer Cole and Ivica Petrikova examine the key drivers and pressures on global food security currently and how this is likely to be impacted in the near- and mid-term future, including by shifting geopolitical alliances.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages12
JournalRUSI Journal
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2024


  • food security
  • geopolitics
  • permacrisis
  • Russia-Ukraine War
  • Yemen

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