Five year funding for wheat genetics R&D

Defra is to provide £1.7 million in funding for the Wheat Genetic Improvement Network (WGIN). The money will support another five years of research and development by WGIN, and as the contract is back-dated to the beginning of February, it will dove tail with the end...

R&D funds for five UK food security programmes

Five UK projects are to share £9 million in funding to address food security over the next five years, through an integrated biological, environmental and social science research effort. The Resilience of the UK food system in a global context project is part of the...