Using long term datasets from grassland systems to develop metrics for sustainable intensification of ruminant livestock
This is a BBSRC funded Partnering Award with the overall objective of developing collaborations and sharing knowledge between two world renowned research institutes with … Read more ..
Audio podcast featuring the Global Farm Plaform’s Ellen Goddard of the University of Alberta.
For years now, Alberta has been talking about a more diversified economy. With the province struggling to make ends meet because of lower oil prices, … Read more ..
Talking Biotech Podcast interviews Prof Graeme Martin about the Future Farm 2050 Project. The discussion describes some simple, logical, low-cost techniques to increase crop production with less impact on the environment and in the context of minimal water resources. This … Read more ..
From 1 to 30 October 2015, the Livestock Production Systems Branch of Animal Production and Health Division, FAO will host, as part of the “Save Food” initiative, an e-conference on “Utilization of Food Loss and Waste as well … Read more ..
A combined workshop for the Global Farm Platform and the UK-India Partnering Award project ‘Health and welfare consequences of maladaptation of high-producing cross-bred dairy cattle to environmental stressors in India‘ will be held at the Hotel Flora International, … Read more ..
Case Studies from South Asia and Beyond
Edited by Catherine Chan and Jean
Fantle-Lepczyk, University of Hawaii, USA
Under the constant pressures of climate change and growing global populations, improving food security is of critical importance. Conservation agriculture techniques … Read more ..
Second Announcement – International Conference
Steps to Sustainable Livestock
12th-15th January 2016 Bristol, UK
The conference is now confirmed and expressions of interest in attending are invited. Please register using the form on the conference page or email us on … Read more ..
The Sustainable Food Trust is a small charity that works internationally to accelerate the transition to more sustainable food and farming systems.
The SFT are seeking to recruit a Senior Researcher to contribute to their research and policy development work … Read more ..