Knowledge for a sustainable world

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) is a specialist research, development and education organisation of the University of Greenwich, UK, with a focus on food, agriculture, environment, and sustainable livelihoods.

NRI Annual Review 2017–18

Enjoy some seasonal reading with NRI’s latest Annual Review, packed full of news about the work we do to address global challenges and generate knowledge for a sustainable world. Best viewed by downloading the PDF.   2019 will be NRI’s 125-year...

New Head of Livelihoods and Institutions Department at NRI

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) at the University of Greenwich welcomes Professor Vegard Iversen as the new Head of its Livelihoods and Institutions Department.  An applied micro development economist with a PhD from the University of...

Saving Yams in Madagascar – Kew Gardens and NRI collaborate

Trekking far into isolated parts of Madagascar’s Natural Resource Reserve (COFAV), a protected area around the Ambositra-Vondrozo Forest Corridor with no roads and limited modern facilities, NRI’s Professor Ben Bennett and Dr Debbie Rees crossed...

New Head of NRI’s Agriculture, Health and Environment Department

Professor Richard Hopkins has been promoted to lead the Agriculture, Health and Environment Department of the NRI. He will take up his new post on 1st October. The Agriculture, Health and Environment Department has over 30 world-leading scientists tackling...

NRI collaborates on major Roots Tubers and Bananas breeding project

Maris Piper, a popular British potato variety, is widely considered the potato of choice to make the tastiest roast potatoes. Chefs and diners alike know how this variety, when roasted, will produce the crispiest coating with the fluffiest...
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