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UKRI strengthens African partnership

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) have agreed a partnership to address the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals,…

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25th October 2018

The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee publishes its report on the potential impact of Brexit on plant and animal biosecurity.

The report finds that the UK’s biosecurity could be at risk after Brexit if it loses access to vital EU alerts on animal and…

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24th October 2018

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1st October 2018

Government announces new Agriculture Bill to deliver a Green Brexit

Michael Gove (Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) sets out major post-Brexit policy to invest in the environment and take back…

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12th September 2018

Up to £3 million competition is for UK organisations to work with partners in Africa to innovate in agriculture and food systems

The funding, announced by International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt, is part of a package of support to help farmers across Africa grow their businesses…

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10th September 2018

BBSRC announces results of SASSA call with nine important projects to improve sustainable agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

SASSA is a £10 million project to address research challenges relating to the sustainable intensification of agricultural systems. It was informed by the needs…

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30th August 2018