Food security news
BBSRC, NERC and 14 industry partners, have funded five research translation projects with a total value of £1M (FEC) to address challenges to the efficiency, productivity and sustainability of UK farming. Among the projects funded is work to better manage crop disease, to minimise nutrient loss from plants and to set up a knowledge exchange system between UK growers.
Getting agricultural information to smallholder farmers can help improve food security. PhD student Andrew Tock explores.
Businesses and universities across the UK will benefit from a share of £5M of funding from government and industry. Businesses and universities across the UK will benefit from a share of £5M of funding from government and industry to develop innovations to solve some of the world’s greatest agricultural challenges such as food security and sustainability, weed control and livestock disease…