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Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Initiative - phase 2
A Living with Environmental Change (LWEC) initiative
Defra (with support of the Welsh Government)
Up to £9M over the next few years. Not yet awarded.
Number of projects funded
Not yet awarded.
- To generate natural and social scientific knowledge to inform the development of innovative ways of addressing current and emerging threats to trees and woodland ecosystems from pathogens and pests
- To support the future health and resilience of trees, woodlands and their associated ecosystems
- To facilitate collaboration between specialists in tree or forest research, and leading-edge scientists from the wider natural, biological, social, economic or other relevant research communities
- To encourage and make best use of interdisciplinary and systems approaches, and improve the impact and integration of social research and economics in this area
Translation of knowledge and evidence from studies of pests and diseases of agricultural crops, and from ecological and environmental studies was of particular interest.
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