The Transforming UK Food Systems Strategic Priorities Fund has added to its portfolio with a new £680,000 interdisciplinary project focusing on trade.
Policy Workshops led by Defra and the Transforming UK Food Systems SPF Programme
The SPF Programme alongside Defra, held 2 policy workshops exploring research and policy questions within public food procurement and food poverty. The overall purpose was to establish the government’s priority evidence questions and explore where the projects within the SPF Programme are delivering the answers.
Shifting food business behaviours for human & environmental health: A behavioural science perspective
A new report which lays out a flexible approach for creating more strategic and holistic behaviour change initiatives using food business behaviours as an example.
Covid-19 and the UK Food System: Learning Lessons and Building Back Better
New report, produced as part of the ‘Transforming UK Food Systems SPF Programme’ to explore the impact of Covid-19 across the UK food system, including food system resilience, lessons learnt and building back better.
New funding available for research – Transforming the UK Food System through Trade
New funding call from the Transforming UK Food Systems Programme to support 1 interdisciplinary research project for up to £680K.
World Food Day 2022: acting on the promise to leave no one behind
For World Food Day on 16 October 2022, Tracey Duncombe highlights how research funded through the Transforming UK Food Systems Programme is striving to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals’ guiding principle Leave NO ONE behind.
Annual grantholders meeting 2022
We’re holding our next annual grant holders meeting in September. The meeting is an opportunity for us to bring projects and stakeholders together and help to form a strong network to drive transformation in the UK food system. The theme of this year’s meeting is our special interest groups.
Our new Knowledge Exchange Fellow, Tracey Duncombe
We’re pleased to announce that Dr Tracey Duncombe will be working with the programme as our Knowledge Exchange Fellow. Tracey’s role is to facilitate knowledge exchange across the programme by developing and building relationships and encouraging networking.
Synergy Fund and Rapid Response Fund
We’ve created new funds to support cross-project and cross-disciplinary working: the Annual Synergy Fund, the Flexibility Fund and the Rapid Response Fund. You can apply for between £10,000 and £25,000 of funding, depending on the work you’re doing and the fund you’re applying to.