UK '4 per mil' Debate (incorporating the 2017 Annual General Meeting)

24th August 2017

Call for Posters now open!

The BSSS 2017 annual meeting (with AGM) will host presentations and debate on what the ‘4 per 1000’ initiative means for UK soils.

The ‘4 per 1000’ (4 per mil) initiative was launched at the COP21 in 2015, with the aim to slow down the increase in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 by annually increasing global soil organic carbon stocks by 0.4 % per year.

Funding opportunity: £1.5m for Sustainable Agriculture

7th August 2017

SARIC Third Call: £1.5m available from BBSRC and NERC to support sustainable agriculture

BBSRC and NERC invite applications to attend an interactive strategic workshop (Sandpit) to develop proposals for research and research translation projects. Successful projects will bring together multidisciplinary teams to address challenges facing the sustainable intensification of agriculture in the UK.