Crop improvement, Climate change and Dryland stresses, Nutrition
Dryland cereals, Pearl millets, Small millets, Sorghum, Finger millet
Farming Systems, Livelihood Systems
Asia, Eastern and Southern Africa, West and Central Africa
How do you provide healthy, sustainable food for world of the future?
Smart Food, University of Reading, Nutrition, Smartfood, Healthy Diet, Climate Change, Sustainable food,
University of Reading
Dr Rajeev K Varshney
New partnership with global agriculture research giant to focus on tackling challenge of health, environmental and social sustainability in food. Farmers around the world can be helped to grow the best food that is fit for future generations with help from a new development in the partnership between the University of Reading and ICRISAT. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed and will see nutrition/health and crop scientists from the two internationally-renowned research centres commit to working closer together. Their research will focus on tackling how crops will provide a healthy and sustainable diet for future generations that face multiple challenges including climate change and growing worldwide obesity.