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  Local food systems and local economic democracy: a framework for delivering food security?
  Dr M Adams, Prof M Dooris, Dr U Pool
Application Deadline: 12 April 2019
Local food systems can help develop food security and enhance the health, wellbeing, sustainability and resilience of local communities and economies, and may enable societies to meet the SDGs relating to ending hunger and achieving food security.
  Nottingham and Rothamsted BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (in Agriculture and Food Security)
University of Nottingham & Rothamsted Research BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership. Four year PhDs available at Rothamsted Research in the research area Agriculture and Food Security -Starting October 2019.
  Nottingham and Rothamsted BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (in Agriculture and Food Security)
University of Nottingham & Rothamsted Research BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership. Four year PhDs available at Rothamsted Research in the research area Agriculture and Food Security -Starting October 2019.
  Harnessing deep learning and data science to create a research data platform of intensively monitored cattle to underpin sustainable food security and animal welfare research
  Prof A Dowsey
Application Deadline: 8 April 2019
The project. A growing population and climate change are stressing the availability of food worldwide. At the same time, high animal welfare and health practice is more important than ever.
  Farmers’ cattle breeding choices: balancing productivity, sustainability and food security objectives
  Dr K Glenk
Application Deadline: 15 April 2019
Achieving food security across society while improving the sustainability of food production is a challenge faced by agriculture and the wider food system.
  Tackling the fungal threat to global food security
  Prof S Avery, Dr M Brock
Applications accepted all year round
Fungi cause diseases of crops and spoilage of foods that cause losses of up to a third of food yield. This is a major global challenge given the world’s growing population and need for more food, while climate change is predicted to limit food supply in the future.
  Simple diagnostics for food security in developing countries
  Research Group: Food security and cold storage
  Prof T R Dafforn, Prof J Tucker
Application Deadline: 31 March 2019
Central to the theme of the Agriculture and Food Systems Challenges (AFSC) is a need to maintain and improve the yield of crops. A recent FAO report highlighted that potatoes represent a very attractive proposition to address a number of the challenges which are pertinent to the AFSC.
  Simple diagnostics for food security in developing countries
  Research Group: Food security and cold storage
  Prof T R Dafforn, Prof J Tucker
Application Deadline: 31 March 2019
Central to the theme of the Agriculture and Food Systems Challenges (AFSC) is a need to maintain and improve the yield of crops. A recent FAO report highlighted that potatoes represent a very attractive proposition to address a number of the challenges which are pertinent to the AFSC.
  Soil health metrics for sustainable agricultural systems
  Dr S Haefele
Application Deadline: 15 April 2019
Why is this project important?. Soil is the foundation of all agricultural systems. It is a complex biophysical system of aggregated particles and pore networks that, if managed carefully, provides plants with the medium for roots to grow and extract water and nutrients in order to produce food and fibre.
  Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
World class teaching facilities with an emphasis on interdisciplinary research and the generation of impact. The University of Liverpool provides one of the largest concentrations of health and life science expertise in the UK.
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