Changing the Food Industry

The AgriFood Training Partnership (AFTP) is the leading high-level training provider for the agrifood sector.

The AFTP is the bridge between industry and academia – translating cutting edge academic research into applied industry expertise. In an era of climate change food insecurity and an ever-growing population, the AFTP is helping the industry’s best talent to deepen their knowledge, advance their skills, and progress their careers through flexible training opportunities and continuing professional development. Together we’re equipping the agrifood industry to become more efficient, more profitable and more sustainable – to prepare us all for the challenges ahead. 

The AFTP is a collaboration of six world renowned UK university core partners - Aberystwyth University, Bangor University, Cranfield University, Harper Adams University, The University of Nottingham, and The University of Reading - that delivers cutting-edge training, informed by the latest academic research, to professionals in the food and agriculture sectors. Training is also provided by our affiliated university and industry partners including Birmingham University, Campden BRI, Leatherhead Food Research, NIAB and Rothamsted Research.


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