Damian Maye has a chapter entitled ‘The new food insecurity’ in a newly published Routledge Handbook on Landscape and Food.
CCRI researchers, together with colleagues from the School of Natural and Social Sciences, coordinated two workshops last week (13th and 14th February) in Cairo, continuing CCRI’s collaboration with Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE) at the American University Cairo (AUC).
CCRI researchers have launched a Smartphone app to help people source local food. The app is called ‘MiLarder’ and can be downloaded for free from iOS and Android app stores.
CCRI’s Julie Ingram has been invited onto the editorial board of the Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems journal new ‘Sustainable Intensification & Ecosystem Services’ section.
On 14th February 2018, Jane Mills attended the “Where for UK soil after Brexit?” conference at the Soil Research Centre, Reading University, where she presented posters on the RECARE and SoilCare projects, on which she has been working.
A paper written by Damian Maye has been published in City, Culture and Society. ‘Smart food city’: conceptual relations between smart city planning, urban food systems and innovation theory’ develops a conceptual link between smart city planning and urban food systems research in terms of governance and innovation.
Project: Foresters’ Forest – Monitoring and Evaluation
Duration of project: December 2014 – April 2021
An interview with CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer, was broadcast on BBC 1 West (Regional News) yesterday. The interview referred to Janet’s recently published report written for the Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW), entitled ‘The Implications of Brexit for Agriculture, Rural Areas and Land Use in Wales’.
The final programme for the CCRI’s Growing the Future workshop, taking place on Thursday, 29th March, 2018, has now been published.
Julie Ingram and Rob Berry will be Cairo next week continuing CCRI’s collaboration with Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE) at the American University Cairo (AUC), where they will be running workshops aimed to improve better water management for small holder farmers in Egypt.