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Nottingham University gains new state-of-the-art dairy research centre

AFTP partner, the University of Nottingham, has opened a new Centre for Dairy Science Innovation at its Sutton Bonington campus. The state-of-the-art extension to the University’s dairy facilities offers the latest research technologies for studying a range of dairy-related topics including...

Diary from Dominica

#CocoaProject In September 2017, 'Hurricane Maria', a category 5 level storm and the deadliest of last year's hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season, struck the Caribbean island of Dominica. With maximum sustained wind speeds of 165mph, the hurricane caused total devastation to the country's...

AFTP Annual Conference 2018 Updates

AFTP Conference 2018 – Addressing the UK Industrial Strategy and Environment Plan The 2018 AFTP conference will be held on 3rd July at Burlington House, London. The conference offers a timely look at the UK Industrial Strategy and Environment Plan and developments in the agrifood sector. The...

Going plastic free

April 22nd 2018 is Earth Day and this year the theme of the day is ‘ending plastic pollution’ This article explores an individual journey to try and achieve a plastic free existence and is written by Jess Padley who began her plastic free lifestyle in June 2017 and is working to apply it to all...

AFTP Annual Conference 2018

AFTP Conference 2018: Challenges for the agrifood industry in delivering the UK Industrial Strategy and Environment Plan Register Your Place View Programme Date: 3rd July 2018 Venue: Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA.  Why should I attend? This event...

Linking Alzheimer’s Disease with Diabetes Conference

Linking Alzheimer’s Disease with Type II Diabetes: challenges and solutions for food industry and healthcare professionals Evening Conference15th March 2018 - 5.00-8.00pm University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, Henley Business School, RG6 6UD. A joint event between the AgriFood Training...

AFTP Office Closure over Christmas

The AFTP office will be closed for the Christmas holidays during 22nd December 2017 - 2nd January 2018 inclusive. Any course applications, email/contact form enquiries and voicemails received during this period will therefore be processed by our team when the AFTP office reopens in the New Year on...

Festive Greetings from the AgriFood Training Partnership

Open your interactive Christmas e-card At the AgriFood Training Partnership, 2017 has been a very busy time with the merging of three previous partnerships into one, launching an award winning website and holding a launch of our own in July 2017, as well as continuing to run our portfolio of over...

Training the Trainers with AFTP: Brian Evans - Further Education College Lecturer Makes the Grade

Brian Evans - an agriculture and animal science lecturer at Hartpury College is in the final stages of studying for an MSc online. Brian first heard about the MSc in Sustainable and Efficient Food Production, an online MSc, at an animal nutrition conference in Nottingham. He was keen to update his...

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