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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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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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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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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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