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GFS funding for Resilience of the UK Food System in a Global Context

The UK’s main public funders of food-related research and training are working together through the Global Food Security (GFS) programme to meet the challenge of providing the world’s growing population with a sustainable, secure supply of safe, nutritious, and affordable high-quality food using less land, with lower inputs, and in the context of global climate change, other environmental changes and declining resources.

The second GFS call on "Resilience of the UK Food System in a Global Context" has £7.6M of funding to support interdisciplinary projects addressing one or more of the programme’s three thematic priorities: 

  • Optimising the resilience of agricultural systems and landscape whilst enhancing productivity and sustainability; 
  • Optimising resilience of food supply chains locally and globally;
  • Influencing food choice for health, resilience and sustainability at the individual and household level.

A "Town Meeting" for this call will take place on 26 Sep 2016 in London.

  • Town Meeting" for this call: 26 Sep 2016 in London (register by 16 Sep)
  • Call opens: 30 Sep 2016
  • Outline application deadline: 10 Nov 2016, 4pm

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