Investigating stakeholder perspectives on the role of the semi-wild pony in maintaining biodiversity and agricultural sustainability in the uplands of Wales

The mountains, hills and valleys of Wales play a central role in the culture, recreation, economy and environment of the Welsh nation and yet they are declining. The semi-wild (or semi-feral pony) is native to Wales and can play a critical role in reversing that decline.

Identification and quantification of trace organic contaminants discharged from waste water treatment plants

The main purpose of this project is to generate pump priming data for novel applications of high resolution mass spectrometry methods for identification and quantification of organic pollutants discharged from waste water treatment plants.

Collaborative research on Women’s Communal Land Rights (WCLR) in Africa

The overarching objective of this project is to draw lessons from and scale up efforts to advance Women’s Communal Land Rights in East and West Africa.

Plant Alert

Plant Alert is a long-term citizen science project designed to help prevent future invasions of ornamental plants.

Why are pregnant women in prison?

The aim of our study is to find out why pregnant women spend time in prison, on remand, on recall from licence conditions and on sentence.


BIOCHAR - Farmers, Growers and Gardeners 2015 Biochar Experiment.

Determining the performance of large biofiltration cells in treating contaminated runoff from a slum settlement and its reuse for urban food production South Africa

This project will determine the ability of purpose-built, large-scale biofiltration cells downstream from a large informal settlement to treat contaminated runoff resulting from dysfunctional sanitation and limited urban drainage infrastructure.

Exploring the Impacts of Brexit for Protected Food Names PFN in the UK

This research aims to explore the potential impacts and opportunities associated with Brexit for UK Protected Food Name Schemes (PFNs), and to create policy recommendations at the UK member state and national devolved scale for the future governance of PFNs.

BOND - Bringing Organisations and Network Development to Higher Levels in the Farming Sector in Europe

The aim of this project is to reach higher levels of organisation and networking, and develop a healthier, and more productive and harmonious farming sector in Europe for the long term.

FOOdIVERSE - Diversifying sustainable and organic food systems

The FOOdIVERSE project aims to produce practice-oriented knowledge on how diversity in diets, novel food supply chains and food governance contributes to more organic and sustainable food systems.

Agroecology for Europe (AE4EU)

Building a European network on agroecology to accelerate the transition towards sustainable agriculture and food systems.

SAFERUP! Sustainable, Accessible, Safe, Resilient and Smart Urban Pavements

The overall purpose of SAFERUP! is to inform the design, operation and installation of the next generation of urban pavements.


AGROforestry and MIXed farming systems knowns as Agromix is participatory research to drive the transition to a resilient and efficient land use in Europe.

Citizen Sourced Solutions to Local Landscape Challenges (CiSSLL)

The project is designed to reach local people who would not normally associate with landscapes and landscape management to support with knowledge transfer.

Growing Connections

Growing Connections investigates the potential of alternative, more agroecological approaches to tree production in which many small community nurseries produce a diverse range of locally sourced, locally adapted trees.

Design and evaluation of peat-free blocking media

The production of field vegetables and salad crops is highly dependent on transplanted seedlings that are grown in media often containing peat.

Gaza Foodways: Towards Resilient Women-led Urban Agroecological Food Systems as a Pathway to Women's Economic Empowerment

Gaza Foodways is a transdisciplinary research collaboration to contribute toward a ‘just transition’ to diversified low-carbon urban food and farming systems.

TOCASA (Trade-offs in communal areas in South Africa)

The overall aim of this project is to evaluate trade-offs between novel range management practices (intensified planned grazing, corralling and removal of woody plants).

Excluded Voices: Democratising Agricultural Research

The aim of the Excluded Voices project is to identify and support processes that can help democratise the governance of food and agricultural research. The project combines participatory methodologies and institutional innovations to make excluded voices count in food and agricultural policy-making. 

Correlation between the Zika virus and sanitary and drainage conditions in the Metropolitan Areas of Fortaleza/Ceará (Brazil)

The aim of this project is to investigate the relationship between mosquito-vectored Zika, inadequate provision of secure and safe potable supplies, drainage and sanitation.