Research funding:

Soil and rhizosphere interactions for sustainable agri-ecosystems (GFS-SARISA)

This was a BBSRC-NERC joint call, administered by BBSRC

Co-funding

Combined funding total

£5M.

Number of projects funded

Four projects were funded. For further details see the press release in related links (see the four projects listed under the 'Notes to editors' subheading).

List of awarded grants (PDF 57KB).

Purpose

Developed through the Global Food Security (GFS) programme and with relevance to the aims of the Living With Environmental Change (LWEC) partnership. This call responded to a recognised need for an improved understanding of agricultural soil and rhizosphere interactions to underpin the development of agricultural ecosystems ('agri-ecosystems').

Key aims