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Accessibility statement for Resilience of the UK Food System in a Global Context. This accessibility statement applies to

This website is run by Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • the text will not reflow in a single column when you change the size of the browser window
  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  • most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
  • live video streams do not have captions
  • some of our online forms are difficult to navigate using just a keyboard
  • you cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader
  • there’s a limit to how far you can magnify the map on our ‘contact us’ page

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 7 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: Programme Coordination Team Leader

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contacting us by email

Find out how to contact us.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

UK Food System Resilience Group is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Some images do not have a text alternative, so people using a screen reader cannot access the information. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.1.1 (non-text content).

When we publish new content we’ll make sure our use of images meets accessibility standards.

Some pages do not have sequential headings which can be confusing for anyone using a screen reader. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.10 (section headings).

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

We feature PDFs of publications which are not essential to our services, but are of interest to the reader. We are unable to control accessibility of PDFs hosted or designed by external organisations. PDFs that we do have control over will be accessibility tested before they are added to the website, and where it is appropriate, we will create HTML versions of short documents.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 11 December 2020. It was last reviewed on 11 December 2020.

This website was last tested on 11 December 2020. The test was carried out by a member of staff from the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford.

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