Security in supply of safe food and water

Lead Research Organisation: Lancaster University
Department Name: Lancaster Environment Centre


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Description Importance of an interdisciplinary approach to working in this area and the fact that KE effective
Exploitation Route Impacts on policy developments in China. e.g. current focus on reducing the environmental impact of agriculture. China's policy on Ecological Civilisation.
Sectors Agriculture, Food and Drink,Environment

Description Outputs used as a basis for food security policy discussions in China. Successful environmental restoration and increased well being of farming community
First Year Of Impact 2014
Sector Agriculture, Food and Drink,Education,Environment
Impact Types Cultural,Societal,Economic,Policy & public services

Description Influenced policy on water use and fertiliser use
Geographic Reach Asia 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
Impact Increase in water table in Gansu. Environmental restoration
Description Collaboration with China Agricultural University via 111 project 
Organisation China Agricultural University (CAU)
Department Department of Soil & Water Science
Country China 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Lancaster is a partner in this 111 project funded by DoE China focussing on water saving agriculture
Collaborator Contribution Joint research, shared students
Impact No outputs yet
Start Year 2014
Description Two field trips to China for KE activities 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Visit to Minchin City (Gansu) and Jilin for workshop with farmers
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016