This looks interesting, good to see Defra's begining to take novel crops
Also there is a meeting in Bodmin run by Cornish Horticulture
Enterprises called "Novel Horticulture Crops and Crop Products".
"CHE forrsees enormous potential for growing novel crops in Cornwall.
The climate is perfectly suited to growing aromatic plants. This is your
chance to hear first hand about the market and the processes involved
and to discuss oportunities for Cornish growers".
Theres a wide range of people attending from Boots to the Organic Herb
trading company. Detail pat.knight@... / 01626 899913.
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Call for proposals for supply chain funding
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 12:13:34 +0100
From: Dr Maggie Smallwood <m.smallwood@...>
Reply-To: Dr Maggie Smallwood <m.smallwood@...>
We thought you might be interested that Defra has issued a second call
under its R&D programme "Non-Food Uses of Crops - supply chain
assessment and development" which provides funding for development,
assessment and dissemination of technologies for non-food uses of crops.
The deadline for receipt of proposals is 6 pm Monday 15th November 2004
The programme will be led by the Defra Sustainable Farming and Food
Science Division and administered by the National Non-Food Crops Centre.
The call and supporting documentation for the scheme can be found on the
Defra website http://www.defra.gov.uk/science/rrd/Ad_Hoc.asp and will
also be available on the NNFCC website
For specific queries on whether your project falls within the remit of
the scheme, please contact:
Dr Warren Smith or Dr Ian Law at the National Non-Food Crops Centre
telephone 01904 435341
fax 01904 435345
email w.smith@... or i.law@...
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