Month: July 2020

IKnowFood on ‘Farming Today’

30 July 2020 / Eric Swales

BBC Sounds Farming Today podcast included an interview with the farmers and the engineer involved in the IKnowFood Scottish farmer group (Work Package 1) about the lone worker safety app: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000l0t0 .

Royal Welsh Show Webinar

30 July 2020 / Eric Swales

Bob Doherty joined the panel on a webinar at the Royal Welsh Show to discuss Food Supply Chains and Production – Global Outlook with a Local Strategy: What has Covid-19 taught us?  He discussed the relevance of the recent article published in Nature.  The webinar was recorded and can be viewed online here.

IKnowFood and the National Food Strategy

30 July 2020 / Eric Swales

The IKnowFood project features in the list of universities and research institutes mentioned in the ‘Who we have met’ engagement section of the National Food Strategy released 29.7.20 https://www.nationalfoodstrategy.org/who-we-have-met-2020/

New COVID-19 international trade report

30 July 2020 / Eric Swales

Professor Bob Doherty contributes to a government report examining the effect of COVID-19 on international trade. Bob, who leads the IKnowFood project, provided evidence to the International Trade Committee earlier this year on the impact of COVID-19 on UK food supplies. His expert opinion helped to inform the Committee’s report on COVID-19 and international trade […]