BBSRC launch the Agriculture and Food Security Strategic Framework

The new framework identifies the key research and innovation priorities of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. The new BBSRC’s Agriculture and Food Security...

Peak food and our quest for an ethical and ecologically sustainable production

Crude analyses of sustainable global resource use suggest that the peak rate year for commercial poultry production was reached in 2006 while projections indicate...

A more sustainable poultry production

Researchers must find other approaches to food production and processing - and in particular for poultry production - using new technologies in conjunction with...

Global phosphorus scarcity

Phosphorus scarcity is a serious threat to food security. Recent studies indicate that phosphorus demand could outstrip finite supplies of high quality phosphatesometime between 2025-2084 if no fundamental changes are made to the current trajectory.

Innovation is the key for sustainability

Today it is important innovation, and it is the main way to sustainability. Here, we introduce René and Jolanda van Doren who have together...