More DEFRA Cash to Goon Research

Davis, Isabel
April 2003
Farmers Weekly;4/11/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 14, p6
Trade Publication
Great Britain-based DEFRA has increased the budget for research into preventing animal diseases by £3m while spending on crops for energy and industry will increase by£1m. The total budget for R&D in 2003/04 will be& pound;153m.


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