Julia Davies is head of environmental sciences at the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences at Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom. Her interests are multidisciplinary and involve agriculture and the environment. She currently lectures in global food security.
Urbanization, sedentary lifestyles and the availability of cheap processed food have sparked a shift from undernourishment to malnutrition in the developing world. In a commentary for Feeding Development, two experts from Nottingham Trent University discuss how to tackle the problem.