‘Feeding the Future': a ground-breaking agricultural innovation report

The final report of "Feeding The Future" – Innovation requirements for Primary Food Production in the UK to 2030 was launched on Thursday 6th June 2013 at the Farmers Club in London.This is a ground-breaking agricultural innovation report, which sets outs Britain's future food production challenges up to 2030, launches today, supported by the Technology Strategy Board.

David Alvis, Lead Specialist - Sustainable Agriculture & Food Innovation Platform, at the Technology Strategy Board, commented:

"Project managing the creation and delivery of this report has enabled the Sustainable Agriculture & Food Innovation Platform to gain a comprehensive understanding of the current and future R&D needs of UK agriculture and horticulture. 

"The eight ‘priority' areas identified, and the ‘key recommendations' that support them, will better inform future decision making with regards to the effective and co-ordinated deployment of resources from all funders of R&D in the sector; from blue-sky science through to near market applied research and development - which, in turn, will drive innovation and sustainable economic growth, whilst helping to secure a sustainable food supply for the future."

 Download a copy of the full Feeding the Future report here.