Knowledge for a sustainable world

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...

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 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...

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...

Remember the days when you would go to the market and see stall upon stall of fresh fruit and vegetables? “Get your apples, pears and bananas here! Fifty pence for your punnet of strawberries,” the...

A personal account by Dr Conor Walsh, Environmental Scientist at NRI

Snow Chatham C WalshLike many people, I was affected by the heavy snow that fell in Medway in Kent, UK, last February. As I was trying and failing to...

Doubling the number of women professors and recognising the success of its social scientists, the Natural Resources Institute proudly shares the achievements of its academics.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...