We reported back in December that for the second year running a CCRI team of researchers had won the ‘best paper of the year award’ from the Journal of Agricultural Extension and Education (JAEE). You can now read what the winning team had to say about the award in a ‘winner’s story’ article, published on the Taylor & Francis Group website.
The winning team of CCRI authors was Julie Ingram, Damian Maye, James Kirwan, Nigel Curry and Katarina Kubinakova.
The paper, ‘Interactions between Niche and Regime: An Analysis of Learning and Innovation Networks for Sustainable Agriculture across Europe’ was based on research carried out on an EU funded project SOLINSA (Support of Learning and Innovation Networks for Sustainable Agriculture).
The SOLINSA project looked at the role of networks of farmers, and other actors, experimenting with innovative sustainable practices at the margins of mainstream agriculture, and how they could be supported