Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems is delighted to announce the launch of a new section “Sustainable Intensification and Ecosystem Services” led by Professor Les Firbank.

Prof. Firbank is the Chair in Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Leeds and has previously lead the Sustainable Food Production Theme of the new N8 Agri-Food Resilience Programme.

The “Sustainable Intensification & Ecosystem Services” section will publish interdisciplinary research on the costs, benefits and risks for developing sustainable food systems, their reliance on natural capital and ecosystem services, and the interventions needed to put agriculture on a more sustainable path. This section has an outstanding Editorial Board of experts and is already hosting a Research Topic on “Smarter Farming: New Approaches for Improved Monitoring, Measurement and Management of Agricultural Production and Farming Systems”. This special collection is being edited by Dr. Matt Bell, Dr. Yorgos Tzimiropoulos and Prof. Lex Comber.

Read more here.

27th February 2018