News and Blogs

Brexit: Trade in food inquiry launched

The Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee invites evidence on the impact on the UK food and farming sectors of potential new trading arrangements…

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14th September 2017

BBSRC call on Sustainable Agriculture for Sub-Saharan Africa (SASSA) is now open

This call is for research on farming systems in which crops are grown for human consumption. Projects may also include other crops grown for…

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4th September 2017

Defra is looking for applications to join as a Board Member of our Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change, based in London

The Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) is a sub-committee of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), which is jointly sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food…

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10th August 2017

New blog – Competing demands and perceptions of sustainability

  Dr Jane Glover is a Research Fellow at University of Birmingham. Her research focuses on the socio-emotional wealth of family business ownership and…

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9th August 2017

SARIC Third Call: £1.5m available from BBSRC and NERC to support sustainable agriculture

BBSRC and NERC invite applications to attend an interactive strategic workshop (Sandpit) to develop proposals for research and research translation projects. Successful projects will…

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4th August 2017

BBSRC launched new Agriculture and Food Security Strategic Framework

A new strategic framework for tackling Agriculture and Food Security (AFS) was launched on the 27th July and will help researchers and stakeholders understand the…

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1st August 2017