Latest news: New paper by John Redhead and colleagues at CEH and the University of Reading uses 30 years of citizen science biological recording data to construct national–scale maps of plant-pollinator network properties and explore their links with agriculture. 18th September 2018.
ASSIST is an initial five-year £11 million research programme that, with support from the farming industry, will meet the challenge of feeding growing populations without causing unacceptable environmental damage.
- Increase efficiency of food production
- Improve resilience to extreme events
- Reduce the environmental foot print of agriculture