Agriculture & Nutrition

CORE GROUP 1: AGRICULTURE AND NUTRITION

This group is led by Dr Khalid Mahmood and Professor Tariq Butt. UPSIGN's agriculture & nutrition team seeks to facilitate coherence and assist with the delivery of impact from current the Global challenges Research Fund (GCRF) investments in Pakistan through engaging with key stakeholders including: decision makers, industry and communities. The focus is to deliver Sustainable Food Systems to face and withstand climate change.

 

  

UPSIGN's FOCUS ON AGRICULTURE & NUTRITION:

  • Crop Breeding for resilience and enhanced nutritional quality using agronomic and genetic approaches.

  • Encouraging the movement of nutrients to humans and livestock diets.

  • Reduction of the nutrient depletion,

  • Enable the farmers to achieve at least 80% of the non-water-limited yield potential, defining future farming landscapes.

  • Climate-smart food systems that achieve productivity with minimum risk and environmental footprint.

  • Crop protection and reducing post-harvest losses using

  • Bio pesticide.

CORE GROUP 1: UPSIGN EVENTS IN AGRI NUTRITION THAT WE HAVE RUN

  • UK Workshop in Agri nutrition [Swansea, UK 2019] ; click here for link

  • Global Development Workshop on Agrinutrition [March 2020, Islamabad]; click here for link

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