Knowledge for a sustainable world

Vitamin A deficiency is a major public health issue in sub-Saharan Africa. In Nigeria, 20% of pregnant women and about 30% of children under five are estimated to be deficient in vitamin A. Vitamin A...

The University of Greenwich's Natural Resources Institute has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support research to detect damaging viruses, which can reduce the yield...

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) have recently presented their findings of a systematic review on the impact of capacity strengthening of agricultural research for development (AR4D) in...

The Natural Resources Institute is launching the 'Supporting Aspiring Agriculturalists Campaign' that will provide postgraduate scholarship support for a network of talented individuals who are...

Newly appointed Reader in Economics for Sustainability at the Natural Resources Institute (NRI), Dr ┼×erban Scrieciu, has recently published a paper which argues for greater diversity in the...

Students wishing to apply for the MSc Sustainable Environmental Management programme should be aware that they may be eligible to apply for a Scholarship funded by the Tullow Group Scholarship...

PhD student Frances Hawkes, studying at the Natural Resources Institute (NRI), won first prize for 'best presentation' at the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene's (RSTMH) 'Research in...

 

A large number of extensive outbreaks of African armyworm, ravaged Zambia throughout December 2012, affecting 59 000 farmers and causing a national emergency. Hundreds of resource-poor...