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Theme: Water Use (SFFS)

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WU0101: Opportunities for reducing water use in agriculture
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2006, Cost £69,442
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Farming, Allocated - WHRI, Potatoes, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Water Demand, Water Quality and Use, Water Resources, Water Use
 
 
WU0102: A study to identify baseline data on water use in agriculture
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2006, Cost £29,741
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Arable, Potatoes, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Water Quality and Use, Water Resources, Water Use
 
 
WU0103: Scoping studies to identify opportunities for improving resource use efficiency, and for reducing waste through the food production chain
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2006, Cost £115,560
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   AEA Technology
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Energy, Farming, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Horticulture, Livestock, Arable, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Waste, Water, Water Quality and Use, Water Use
 
 
WU0104: Understanding and influencing positive behaviour change in farmers and rural land managers
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2007, Cost £119,190
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University of Gloucestershire
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Cross-cutting, Energy, Social Research, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Water Quality, Water Quality and Use, Water Use, Behaviour change
 
 
WU0108: The relationship between water availability and quantity in the context of agricultural practices in England and Wales
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2007, Cost £61,538
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Water, Water Quality, Water Quality and Use, Water Resources, Water Use
 
 
WU0109: Crop Irrigation: A water audit toolkit
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2007, Cost £20,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Fruit, Horticulture, Potatoes, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Vegetables, Water Quality and Use, Water Use
 
 
WU0112: Contemporary livestock farming & watercourse pollution: a citizen
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2007, Cost £19,740
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Exeter
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Diffuse Pollution, Livestock, Livestock Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Water Quality and Use, Water Use
 
 
WU0114: The use of environmental footprints in horticulture: Case studies
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £59,331
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Crops, Agriculture and Water Quality, Allocated - WHRI, Horticulture, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Water Quality, Water Quality and Use, Water Use
 
 
WU0116: Identification of genes underlying a QTL that influence both water use efficiency and biomass
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2010, Cost £140,573
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Agriculture and Climate Change, Allocated - WHRI, Genetics, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Water Quality and Use, Water Resources, Water Use
 
 
WU0120: The water footprint of selected UK produced and consumed products
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2011, Cost £161,056
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Keywords:  
Food Security, Allocated - WHRI, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Water Quality and Use, Water Use
 
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