CCRI’s Dilshaad Bundhoo, John Powell and Chris Short, with assistance from Kate Ashbrook (Open Spaces Society) delivered an activity session at the recent XVII IASC Biennial Conference in Lima. It concerned multi-stakeholder dialogue and here Dilshaad and John reflect on the session
One of the things that many British people know about Peru, is that it is where Paddington Bear comes from. John Powell in this short blog comes to a startling conclusion about Paddington’s attire of a duffle coat and floppy hat.
Last week, John Powell was in Peru attending the XVII Biennial IASC Conference, entitled ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’. As ever, John has been blogging and here he details one of the field trips he went on to the Lomas hills on the outskirts of Lima.
Former IASC president, John Powell is currently in Lima, Peru at the XVII Biennial IASC Conference, entitled ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’. As is the case, John will be blogging during the event, and here is his first installment – where he reflects on his first visit to the capital of Peru.
Chris Short and John Powell from CCRI visited the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks last week for a study tour and workshop to explore similarities and differences in upland commons governance and practice between the two countries as part of the ‘FUTGRAZE’ project. John has written a short blog about the trip.
This weekend English Heritage is celebrating 100 years since Stonehenge passed from private to public ownership. John Powell considers the effects of public ownership of heritage sites and the continued need for limiting access.
Chris Short was invited to speak at the 20th meeting of the FAO-CIHEAM Mountain Pasture Network
The winter of 2017/18 has been unusually long and cold. As spring finally appears to be establishing itself, John Powell revisits in part, a post he wrote two years ago and further considers how wildflowers can be considered public goods and how recent changes in EU legislation should protect insect pollinators.
Thursday 22nd March was World Water Day. In his series of blogs, John Powell discusses water, and the need to consider the property rights regime to ensure its effective and equitable use.
This week is the National Hunt Festival – also known as ‘Gold Cup Week’ in Cheltenham, one of the most prestigious horse racing events in the world. John Powell ponders on the nature of risk and the role of gambling and financial investment in society.