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Rice Production: Transplanted Rice

As we mentioned when looking at lowland irrigated rice, the method of establishing the rice in nurseries and then transplanting into fields has higher methane emissions than direct seeding. In…

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Rice Production: Irrigated Lowland Rice

Rice is produced in a wide variety of biomes, and this led to a diversity in production systems. It is grown in high altitudes such as the Himalayas, as well as tropical, subtropical and temperate…

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Rice Production: Introduction

One of the largest quantities of grains produced globally is rice. Around 500 million tonnes of rice are consumed annually. Over a billion people rely on rice as a key element of daily diets. There…

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COP26 Debrief: Food Security with Dr Annis Richardson

In the second episode of our COP26, Chris (@donohoho) chats to Dr Annis Richardson (@Dr_AnnisR) about her research on food security. With climate change causing extreme weather, crop growth is…

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Global Health Challenges Intro Course - Big Food Part 2 2020-11-9

Big Food Pt 2: Lindsay Jaack

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Global Health Challenges Intro Course - Big Food Part 1 2020-11-9

Big Food Part 1: Lindsay Jaacks

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Sustainable Food Systems

Dr Fiona Borthwick introduces you to the key stages of the food system and how they are linked. We will look at the increasing global nature of food systems, the basic concept of sustainability and…

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Food security - a critical issue worldwide

A growing population and an earth with finite resources is resulting in unique challenges for humanity. Our students come from different backgrounds from around the world who seek to understand how…

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Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security Course Options 20-21 (level 8 & 10 courses)

The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security is an interdisciplinary hub of research, teaching and consulting expertise, to support decision making to transform agri-food systems and food…

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Interview with Dominic Moran

Dr Fiona Borthwick speaks to Dominic Moran, Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Edinburgh about sustainable global food systems.

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Interview with Kate Rowell

Dr Fiona Borthwick speaks to Scottish beef farmer, Kate Rowell about sustainable global food systems.

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What is Food Security?

An introduction to food security from Dr Fiona Borthwick, Programme Director of the MSc in Global Food Security and Nutrition.

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Boghall Farm Introductory video

We provide a blended approach to teaching. Find out more about the outdoor teaching spaces where our students benefit from practical visits to complement their classroom learning.Music from…

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Global Academy of Agriculture & Food Security @ Easter Bush Campus

To find out more, visit https://www.ed.ac.uk/global-agriculture-food-security . Music license: "Inspired" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0…

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Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security - How to Apply

An instructional video on how to apply to any of the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security programmes.

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Professor Geoff Simm: Inaugural lecture: Thought for Food - Food for Thought?

Inaugural lecture by Professor Geoff Simm, Professor of Global Agriculture and Food SecurityRecorded 3/12/2018 at the Roslin Auditorium. Abstract:Feeding the world's growing population well -…

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