Food Data Collaboration – Food and Farming Enterprise Research
The goal is to ensure that produce traded through the Food Data Collaboration enables the vision of agroecology, food system fairness and nutrition for all.
AGROforestry and MIXed farming systems — Participatory research to drive the transition to a resilient and efficient land use in Europe (AGROMIX)
The project investigates the opportunities given by mixed farming and agroforestry systems for carbon balance and climate change mitigation and adaptation
Reviewing of international approaches to organic regulations and labelling - production, economic and market access implications for UK
The project will help to provide an evidence base for future policy direction of organic agriculture in the UK following EU exit as well as exploring the issues surrounding the potential implications of introducing an independent organic labelling system.
Organic Farmer Consumer Partnership: How to successfully communicate ethical values
This project investigates marketing and communication strategies by which organic farmers try to include higher ethical values in their production, looking at which have proved most promising from the consumers’ view point in different countries.
CEreal REnaissance in Rural Europe: embedding diversity in organic and low-input food systems
The project will promote innovation through diversity-based ‘alternative’ cereal food systems in Europe through knowledge exchange and communities of practice adopting a bottom-up approach in multi-actor network.
Transitions to agroecological systems: Farmers’ viewpoints
A study of the motivations, attitudes and experiences of farmers who have adopted agroecological farming, based on in-depth interviews with 14 farmers in England, Scotland and Wales and compared with two relevant models