What technologies could sustainably replace pesticides, without compromising on yield or quality? The Global Food Security (GFS) programme’s David O’Gorman reviews a recent GFS workshop on the topic.
Can we tap into ecological defences to better protect crops? The University of Sheffield’s Will Buswell reports.
2021 is a year of converging events; the UK is hosting the COP26 climate change conference, the UN COP15 conference focusing on biodiversity has just passed, and the international year of fruit and vegetables is in full swing. To celebrate these events, Dr Olivia Cousins shares the importance of maintaining and using the biological diversity of vegetable crops so that they can endure the stresses of our changing climate.
- Date: 22 April 2022
The Transforming UK Food Systems Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) programme has awarded 11 new research projects with £14 million in funding, focusing on putting healthy people and a healthy environment at its core.