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Theme: Impact of Food Consumption and Production

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FO0401: Sustainability and the supermarket shopper: analysis of the promotors for and barriers to sustainable food purchasing behaviour
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £99,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University of Kent
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Consumer, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry
 
 
FO0402: Food Climate Research Network
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2010, Cost £75,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Surrey
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Agri-Environment, Agri-Industrial, Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
FO0404: Scenario building to test and inform the development of a BSI method for assessing GHG emissions from food
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2009, Cost £326,457
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Carbon, Global Warming, Method Development, Methodologies/forecasting tools - data collection, Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
FO0405: Greenhouse gas impacts of food retailing
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2009, Cost £91,400
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Brunel
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food Chain, Greenhouse Effect, Impact assessment, Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
FO0406: Understanding the GHG impacts of food preparation and consumption in the home
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2008, Cost £21,652
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Campden Technology Ltd
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Carbon, Food Chain, Global Warming, Method Development, Methodologies/forecasting tools - data collection, Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
FO0409: Understanding theGHG impacts of food preparation and consumption in the home. Phase 2
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2008, Cost £34,428
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   CCFRA Technology Ltd
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Carbon, Food Chain, Global Warming, Method Development, Methodologies/forecasting tools - data collection, Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
FO0411: Environmental impacts of the food service sector - Part 1.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £196,298
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Enviros Ltd
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Carbon, Carbon Dioxide, Climate Change, Agriculture and Climate Change, Environmental Change, Environmental Effects, Environmental Impacts, Environmental Performance, Environmental Protection, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Production
 
 
FO0412: Understanding the environmental impacts of consuming foods that are produced locally in season.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £185,813
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Consumer, Agriculture and Food Chain, Environmental Impacts, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
FO0414: Consumer insight into food prices and food security
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £186,894
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Consumer, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry, Allocated - WHRI
 
 
FO0415: Energy dependency and food chain security
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2012, Cost £205,619
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Energy, Energy Demand, Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Supply, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
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