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

Countryside and Community Research Institute research projects

Research Projects

See the research projects that the CCRI is currently working on


Find a member of staff


Download briefings from the CCRI from the last 10 years

Where is Rural Development and LEADER? – Director’s Response to the Draft Agriculture Bill

Read CCRI Director, Janet Dwyer, observations on the draft Agriculture Bill

ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership

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