What we do
We provide expert independent advice on science policy and strategy to the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
We are responsible for:
- providing expert independent advice to the Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Ian Boyd, and ministers
- helping to guide Defra’s scientific priorities and planning, including long-range planning as well as dealing with immediate risks and opportunities
Who we are
We follow the code of practice for scientific advisory committees (CoPSAC).
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