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Increasing resilience of the UK fresh fruit and vegetable system to water-related risks

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The many economic, regulatory and environmental pressures on growing, processing, distributing and retailing UK-produced fresh fruit and vegetables (FF&V) are managed by a complex set of actors before reaching the consumer. Much of this production takes place in the driest parts of the country which are characterised as “water scarce”. While physical risk is a key component of water-related risks to growers, different actors in the system face other types of risk, such as supply chain risks, ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3390/su12187519

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5282-9668
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
Oxford college:
Keble College
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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Grant:
BB/P017126/1
Publisher:
MDPI
Journal:
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Volume:
12
Issue:
18
Article number:
7519
Publication date:
2020-09-11
Acceptance date:
2020-09-04
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EISSN:
2071-1050
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1131642
Local pid:
pubs:1131642
Deposit date:
2022-11-11

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