The ATP for Sustainable and Efficient Food Production is a partnership between IBERS - Aberystwyth University, Bangor University and NIAB-TAG, supported by a number of industrial partners, offering postgraduate training through workshops and distance learning.
IBERS carries out internationally important research in: plant, animal and microbial sciences, agriculture, cell biology and physiology, genomics, ecology, plant breeding and animal reproduction. IBERS’ integrated expertise enable holistic and systems approaches.
Bangor University is a leading UK centre for research in land use, environmental sciences and related areas of biology. It is at the forefront of UK research on sustainable production, soils and agroforestry; and works closely with the UK food industry in providing carbon footprinting and lifecycle assessment.
NIAB-TAG’s research programmes in Genetics and Breeding and Crops and Agronomy span basic, applied and translational research in a wide variety of crops. It is uniquely placed to take new genetic developments through appropriate agronomy to the farmers’ field with a high degree of integration between science and practice.