RECARE – Empowering soil managers, saving the soil

RECARE – Empowering soil managers, saving the soil

For the past five years, the RECARE project has been working with stakeholders across Europe to develop a new way of saving the soil. As the project ends, it is presenting the accumulated learning from its research to policymakers in the cities, regions and nations of Europe as well as international bodies.
The urgency of this mission is underscored by recent UN reports highlighting the role that agriculture plays in climate change and how sustainable agriculture is going to be necessary to secure food production as well as liveable landscapes under climatic change.

SoilCare – Testing cropping systems that improve soil and profitability

SoilCare – Testing cropping systems that improve soil and profitability

As the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation uses World Soil Day to raise awareness about soil health, it may come as little surprise to find out that soil doesn’t just impact our food supplies, it also helps clean water and lower risks of floods and droughts. More surprising is the SoilCare team’s efforts to treat profitability for farmers as a central priority – a consideration many research projects on environmental health overlook.

Earthy Solutions – Practical Research for Preserving Europe’s Soils

Earthy Solutions – Practical Research for Preserving Europe’s Soils

The RECARE project has issued a media release in the lead-up to the final conference, which takes place in Brussels on the 27th of September in Brussels, where the research team are coming together with policymakers and influencers to discuss how RECARE results can influence the design of future European policies on soil protection

MEDIA RELEASE – University of Gloucestershire researchers explore the resilience of UK arable farming

MEDIA RELEASE – University of Gloucestershire researchers explore the resilience of UK arable farming

Researchers from the University of Gloucestershire’s Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI) are working with a team of European scientists to develop a novel resilience-enabling framework that can support policy makers and the farming sector to enhance the sustainability and resilience of farms and farming systems.

MEDIA RELEASE – Research News – Free local food app launched

MEDIA RELEASE – Research News – Free local food app launched

For the last two years, researchers from the Countryside and Community Research Institute, at the University of Gloucestershire, have been working with Marco Della Gala from the University of Calabria to develop a local food app, which was launched on 22nd February 2018. This free Smartphone app is available to download for free from iOS and Android app stores.

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