The Annual George Scott Robertson Memorial Lecture was held recently (virtually) at Queen's University Belfast.
The keynote speaker was Professor Maggie Gill OBE, FRSE, former Chief Scientific Advisor for the Environment and Rural Affairs in the Scottish Government and is currently emeritus Professor in the School of Biology, University of Aberdeen.
In her lecture 'Delivering Change in the Agri-Food Sector - Learning from Each Other', Professor Gill reflected on the outcomes of COP26 and recent strategic developments underpinning the future direction of the NI agri-food ecosystem.
The event commemorates the achievements of Dr George Scott Robertson who played a key role in promoting agricultural progress in NI in the first half of the 20th century.
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