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Environment, Agriculture and Food Strategic Research Programme 2016-21: Land management and rural economies

Research within this Theme builds on the existing scientific evidence base to strengthen the performance and sustainability of agricultural systems in Scotland.

Published:
15 Aug 2016
Environment, Agriculture and Food Strategic Research Programme 2016-21: Land management and rural economies

Overview

Research within this Theme builds on the existing scientific evidence base to strengthen the performance and sustainability of agricultural systems in Scotland. As part of that research, Theme investigators will be working to better understand how land can be managed for greater societal benefit and explore how rural industries, including agriculture, can best adapt to key future challenges.

Work Packages

The Work Packages within this Theme are:

  • 2.1 – Crop and grassland production and disease control
  • 2.2 – Livestock production, health, welfare and disease control
  • 2.3 – Agricultural systems and land management
  • 2.4 – Rural industries

Details of these work packages can be downloaded below. 

Financial Allocation

2017-2018: £17.5m

MRP Theme Co-ordinator

Professor Mike Hutchings, Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

Full tender document

463 page PDF
4.9 MB