The CCRI plays an important role in shaping rural development policy
and practice in the UK, Europe and further afield

About the CCRI

CCRI – the largest specialist rural research centre in the UK

National Food Strategy – CCRI Response

Read CCRI’s response to Defra’s call for evidence concerning a national food strategy.


Find a member of staff

Damian Maye – inaugural professorial lecture

Watch Damian Maye’s inaugural lecture and view his slides from the evening; ‘Living with the trouble: mapping sustainable food futures’.

Countryside and Community Research Institute research projects

Research Projects

See the research projects that the CCRI is currently working on

ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership

The CCRI is part of a Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) led by Cardiff University