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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.

Community Outreach for World Food Safety Day

Promoting food safety through consumer awareness, is an important strategy to increase the health and wellbeing of the global population. With this in mind, and as part of the Growing Kent and Medway’s business innovation voucher project, NRI’s Dr...

NRI at the International Association of Food Protection – European Symposium

This year NRI participated in the European Symposium of the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) which was held in Aberdeen, Scotland from May 3 – 5, 2023. The IAFP is the international association for professionals within the field...

World Food Safety Day

This year sees the fifth World Food Safety Day (WFSD) take place on 7 June 2023. Organised by the World Health Organisation and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, the aim is to ‘draw attention and inspire action to help...

Accelerating policy implementation to transform African agriculture: stakeholders discuss strategies at NRI-led forum

Urgent policy action is necessary if several African countries are to achieve the targets of the Malabo Declaration on African Agriculture. Recognising this, the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) organised a discussion forum to deliberate on...

Global poverty and global inequality: A sunshine view of reality?

As part of the Transformative Change for Sustainable Development Seminar Series, NRI was pleased to welcome Professor Andy Sumner of King’s College London to present his research, which critically examines global poverty and inequality assessment.

NRI recognised for excellence in management of information security

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of the University of Greenwich, has been awarded the ISO 27001:2013 certificate for its management of information security, marking a significant milestone in the Institute's and the University’s commitment to...

The African Cassava Whitefly Project secures major additional funding

One of NRI’s flagship projects has won new and important funding to take it up to December 2023. The African Cassava Whitefly Project (ACWP) was formed in 2015 to increase the productivity of cassava, a nutritious root crop, and reduce food...

The Food Accelerator Programme takes centre stage at the 2023 Medway Food & Drink Festival

NRI’s Food Accelerator Programme showcased its rising stars and new entrants - all of whom are developing plant-based food and drink products – at the three-day food and drink festival, held in the gardens of historic Rochester Castle.

Could putting grey squirrels ‘on the pill’ help protect human health?

A team from the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) has won a prestigious research grant from the UK Research and Innovation and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs programme: ‘One Health approach to vector-borne diseases’. The aims of...
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