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An appetite for change: building a sustainable food future

From plant-based proteins to food waste, we explore one of the biggest quandaries of our generation – finding solutions to build a sustainable food system that can feed a growing global population and safeguard the planet.

In this episode of Amplified, Maxime LeFloch, Investment Analyst, and Mohsin Ahmad, Senior Investment Analyst, discuss the impact theme of food security: how can we create a sustainable food system? Is the world ready for a meatless future?

Although plant-based meat alternatives are growing fast, we’re still consuming too much protein, says LeFloch. “We need 56g of proteins every day. But according to the World Resources Institute, the average person across the world eats 68g of protein per day.”

Not only are we eating too much protein, we’re also eating the wrong types of protein, such as meat. Ahmad adds: “Meat and dairy provide just 18% of global calories and 37% of protein yet use 83% of farmland and produce 60% of the agricultural se