UK and Colombia announce £20m bioeconomy research programme

//UK and Colombia announce £20m bioeconomy research programme

UK and Colombia announce £20m bioeconomy research programme

The UK and Colombia this week (2 November) agreed a new £20-million bioeconomy research programme to aid post-conflict developmental efforts in some of the worst affected regions in Colombia.

The agreement, signed by Minister for Industry and Climate Change Nick Hurd and Yaneth Giha, Director of the Colombian national research agency Colciencias, will fund research into how Colombia’s vast biological resources can be used to sustainably develop new drugs, medicines, biofertilisers that can increase crop yields, and pollution-tackling products.
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