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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.

Sustainability for super-grain sorghum: NRI feature in landmark publication

A traditional seed-like grain native to Africa, sorghum is the world’s fifth largest cereal used as food, livestock feed and fuel. Its high drought tolerance means that it copes well with changing climates and its versatility makes it an important...

CAVA2: Participatory technology adaptation to benefit small cassava processing enterprises

CAVA2 works to add value along the cassava value chain through activities which include: improving farm productivity - expanding and improving the efficiency of cassava processing – developing end products and identifying market opportunities. The...

NRI celebrates 2018 PhD graduates

A proud moment for the Natural Resources Institute (NRI), as it celebrates seven PhD awards, including four women doctoral graduates and four PhDs in social science research at this year’s University of Greenwich graduations. Receiving their Degree of...

Scientific excellence – NRI publish in world leading scientific journal PNAS

On Tuesday, Prof. Robert Cheke, Principal Scientist and Professor of Tropical Zoology, at the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of the University of Greenwich, published a Commentary paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of...

CDAIS – A global capacity development partnership creating innovation for positive change

The University of Greenwich’s Natural Resources Institute (NRI) hosted the week long Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems (CDAIS) conference at the University’s Centre for Innovation, Inspiration and Imagination earlier this...
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