September Big Table Round Up Blog

This Roundup blog includes all news and animal welfare activity from August and September. From pre and post reports on the United Nations Food Systems Summit, to the influence of the young and how the Gorillas in Uganda are being saved through a One Health, One Welfare policy. Please do catch up on the articles, blogs and extensive social media support for all these stories plus so much more.


Opinion Articles

Months on and my local superstore still goes for weeks without having frozen veg available. And now shortages of seasonal labour, drivers and gas have raised political questions and sparked…

To my mind, the UN Secretary-General has done something extraordinary. In convening the Food Systems Summit, he has hoicked the issue of food to a place resembling where it should…



Food Systems Transformation a ‘Must’ For A Liveable Future

United Nations Summit Calls for End to ‘War On Nature’


Protecting Gorillas – One Health, One Welfare, One Chance

On World Gorilla Day, a personal guest blog from dear friend Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka


Raising the Forgotten Issue of Food

Why The United Nations Food Summit is already a Success


Why We Need More Honesty And More Action To Save The Planet

“Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world, is done by children”, is how author and poet, Oliver Wendell Holmes put it. His quote came to mind when I interviewed a young girl about her ambition to see an end to factory farming and preserve the health and well-being of all animals on our planet.


Food, Health, Elephants: Everything is Connected

August 12th is World Elephant Day. As we celebrate these incredible animals, we reflect on the devastating link between industrial animal farming, the risk of new viruses and the dramatic decline of this iconic species.


How To Transform The Way The World Produces, Consumes & Thinks About Food

Transformation – denoting a complete change to make things better – is the ambition of the UN Food Systems Summit scheduled for New York in September.


Social Media – Top Stories



On this week’s Connecting the Dots – Ajay Vir Jakhar, Chairman, Bharat Krishak Samaj (Farmers’ Forum, India) and Vice Chair – Sustainable Consumption & UN Food Champion, meets Mr Philip Lymbery, Global CEO of Compassion in World Farming. He talks about the need for regenerative agriculture and the urgency to eliminate bloated and wasteful factory farming systems….

Connecting The Dots

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