New Australian site

New Australian site

The mulch film degradation experiment has been replicated at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia using the same films used in the common experiment, plus some films of known composition created at Murdoch. The experiment will focus on above- and below-ground...

WP4 workshop in Vietnam

WP4 workshop in Vietnam

A workshop to discuss initial research results from Work Package 4 exploring farmers’ perceptions of agriplastic use and removal from the soil was held in Hanoi, Vietnam, hosted by the Soils and Fertilizers Research Institute and the Institute of Agricultural...

December 2022

December 2022

The first international meeting for all partners will take place in Hanoi in February 2023.

September 2022

September 2022

A second visit to Egypt for Henny Osbahr and Mondira Bhattacharya to follow up on progress with the farmer survey work. 

Vietnam August 2022

Vietnam August 2022

Martine Graf, Michaela Reay and Roland Bol visited project partners at the Soil and Fertilizers Research Institute and Institute of Agricultural Environment in Hanoi and also had the opportunity to meet with researchers working on plastics at Hanoi University of...

India visit August 2022

India visit August 2022

Mondira Bhattacharya visited India in August to give more training on protocol for the farmer survey and subsequent analysis and visited a number of field sites. 

WP4 meeting July 2022

WP4 meeting July 2022

A workshop to finalise the survey and analysis protocols for the discussions with smallholder farmers was held at the University of Reading. The workshop was led by Mondira Bhattacharya and attended by Tapan Adhikari (IISS Bhopal), Hazem Kassem (Mansoura University)...

WP4 visit to Egypt May 2022

WP4 visit to Egypt May 2022

Henny Osbahr and Mondira Bhattacharya from the University of Reading, who are leading the work package on how farmers use and manage plastics, visited Hazem Kassem at Mansoura University in Egypt. During their visit discussions were held with farmer groups from three...

UK partners meeting May 2022

UK partners meeting May 2022

The first in-person meeting of the UK partners took place at Bangor University on 17-18 May 2022, with lots of discussion about ongoing work and plans for the future.

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