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The Scottish Government's Agriculture and Rural Affairs Research covers Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Productivity, Animal Health and Welfare, Food and Drink and Rural Society and Economy.
Research on these topics is commissioned by the Scottish Government's Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services Division (RESAS) as part of it's portfolio of Strategic Research Investment and is largely carried out by it's Main Research Providers (MRPs).
Research on the design and evaluation of agricultural policy and the environmental impacts of agriculture in Scotland.
Research and analysis on the activities and outputs of Scottish Agriculture.
Research on measuring animal welfare on farms, through to the modelling of disease spread to inform government policy on preventing animal disease outbreaks.
Food and Drink research and analysis from primary produce, and related issues such as crop disease, to consumer diet and every supply chain link in between.
Research and advice on the social and economic aspects of communities in rural areas.
Key Agriculture and Rural Affairs stakeholders.
How to get in touch.
Page updated: Monday, January 13, 2020