October 15th 2008 marks the 10th anniversary of the UN recognised ‘International Rural Women’s Day. As a research institute that specialises in rural matters, and having women represented at all levels, the CCRI approached a number of the team to discuss their role in rural research. This week we hear from Julie Urquhart.
CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer, is speaking at the National Park Societies conference, which is taking place on Dartmoor between 4th – 6th October.
The CCRI is part of a partnership for a new two year research translation project, which aims to improve the profitability and sustainability of how the current and future farmers in the UK manage their grassland
Chris Short was invited to speak at the 20th meeting of the FAO-CIHEAM Mountain Pasture Network
The UK SUFISA team are delighted to publish their case study findings: the dairy and inshore fisheries reports are available now.
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
Peter Gaskell presented a paper on the impact and value of heritage conservation under CAP agri-environment schemes at the 24th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists
Dan Keech has been at the University of Valencia this week in his capacity of PhD supervisor for Javi Serrano, who successfully defended his thesis
Julie Ingram and Jane Mills were in Fuzhou, China, between 8th and 18th September, visiting Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University and discussing potential research collaborations with the College of Landscape Architecture and the College of Economics (Rural Development)
Professor Damian Maye has been in Kenya, where researchers from the UK and Kenya have been working together to develop new research on indigenous leafy vegetable production at a series of Researcher Links Workshops