N8 AgriFood promotes Northern research strengths at global agriculture conference

N8 AgriFood promotes Northern research strengths at global agriculture conference

Representatives from N8 AgriFood have showcased the North of England’s key research and innovation strengths at a world-leading conference on global agriculture- the Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium, in Iowa, U.S.

The 2017 Borlaug Dialogue, held in Des Moines, brought together leaders from across the agriculture and food industries, with delegates gathering to discuss the most critical issues facing global food security.

Every year, the conference attracts over 1,200 people from more than 65 countries to address cutting-edge issues related to food security and nutrition.


The University of Leeds and N8 AgriFood KE Fellow from Lancaster is contributing to ensure greater resilience of the UK’s food supply

The University of Leeds and N8 AgriFood KE Fellow from Lancaster is contributing to ensure greater resilience of the UK’s food supply

Dr Julia Martin-Ortega (Earth and Environment) and Dr Miller Alonso Camargo-Valero (Civil Engineering) have just been awarded one of the five projects funded by the UK’s Global Food Security programme (£1.51M).


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The University of Leeds are contributing to ensure greater resilience of the UK’s food supply

Dr Julia Martin-Ortega (Earth and Environment) and Dr Miller Alonso Camargo-Valero (Civil Engineering) have just been awarded one of the five projects funded by the UK’s Global Food Security programme (£1.51M).


N8 AgriFood’s Professor Mark Reed awarded Global Food Security research grant

N8 AgriFood’s Professor Mark Reed awarded Global Food Security research grant

The UK’s Global Food Security Programme is funding £4.9 million of interdisciplinary research to increase resilience and sustainability of the UK food system. Five projects have been awarded funding to ensure greater resilience of the UK’s food supply from global shocks, environmental and demographic changes, and threats posed by pests and diseases

Resilient dairy: socio-technical innovation for dairy resilience and sustainability
Lead PI: Professor Mark Reed, Newcastle University and N8 AgriFood Professor of Socio-Technical Innovation

This project is led by Professor Mark Reed (Newcastle University) with Universities of Leeds and Liverpool,