The report calls for “a review of the licensing system may enable new or existing farmers to better benefit from the environmental advantages offered by the crop”.
Aberdeen University’s Rowett Institute is looking for people over the age of 18 who are overweight, healthy and eat a low fibre diet to take part in dietary research.
Hemp, which used to be widely grown in Scotland, is a rich source of protein, dietary fibre, healthy fats and micronutrient minerals such as magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and zinc.
“if sustainable development of the Arctic region, and of Scotland’s Highlands and Islands, is a priority, then the development of their communities, in ways that are acceptable to those communities, should be a priority.”
Scientists in Scotland searching for a high protein vegetable source are examining the possibilities of Apios Americana, the American bean plant.
“eating patterns may be more likely to change if the impetus originates within the individual.”
A single cow on average produces between 70 and 120 kg of methane per year