Climate change and food security are interconnected challenges we face as a society. The FutureFood Beacon is working on multiple projects exploring how we can feed the world in a changing climate. Here we have collected them altogether so you can peruse them.
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Building climate resilience in Africa
How can we best influence the nutritional value of crops?
We are working with partners in Africa to better understand agricultural impacts on soil health
Can we develop tools to visualise the scale and distribution of micronutrient deficiencies?
Our researchers are working to improve population health in Zimbabwe
Can biofortified flour improve health outcomes?
Preparing for the future, and understanding the past
Mastering the complexity of growing crops
Disentangling the interdependencies that shape the evolution of plant microbiomes.
We are creating new opportunities for farmers to sell their crops
Developing a better understanding of root architecture
Improving Mexican wheat varieties' heat tolerance.
We're honing in on an underused food source
Removing a deadly twist from a key insurance crop for the poorest of the poor
Making African leafy vegetables more nutritious and tolerant to drought
Investigating whether WGD increases resistance to salt stress
Our researchers are using genetic techniques to reduce cadmium in chocolate
Empowering smallholder farmers with science
How can we boost high protein diets around the world?
A collaborative project investigating Giant Swamp Taro
How can we meet population demands for food, coupled with a changing climate?
How we are connecting with Colombian cocoa
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