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In this issue we highlight recent developments and opportunities for SI research. We also share information on relevant publications. Read newsletter here.

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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

New Blog – “Can farmers play a creative and positive role in building a new food culture to nourish and sustain human health and wellbeing?” asks Michael Winter at the Nuffield Farming Lecture 2018

Dr Adelia de Paula, SIRN Network Coordinator reports on event in London, 5th July 2018. On the first week of July, I attended the first…

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18th July 2018

Are you looking for a PhD project? New opportunity with the University of Hertfordshire and Syngenta

An exciting and unique opportunity for a PhD is now open for applications. The work programme will explore some of the issues associated with…

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3rd July 2018