Opportunities & Information

At the AFCP reception at the Royal Bath & West Show, hosted by Old Mill, an invited audience heard three presentations, which are summarised below, and were also informed of the new AHDB coordinated studentship scheme.  Links to each are provided.

  • Opportunities for charities to enhance training in the industry through the BBSRC Advanced Training Programme - Prof. Jamie Newbold and Martine Spittle from IBERS, Aberystwyth.
  • Opportunities for charities to co-fund important research projects - Poppy Frater from EBLEX, a division of AHDB.
  • The proposed changes in the rules for VAT in relation to funding from charities to support research and education - Peter Haugh from Old Mill , Chartered Accountants.
  • The AHDB coordinated studentship scheme