The CCRI has responded to an open invitation from The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) regarding its consultation on “Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit”.
Damina Maye has been invited to talk about some of his latest research linked to ethics and food governance at an international conference on Rural-Urban Linkages for Sustainable Development that will take place 19th – 21st July, 2018 in Innsbruck.
Julie Urquhart is at the 24th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM) in Salt Lake, Utah, where she is launching her new book, making a presenting on tree health risks as well as a poster presentation on the SURE-Farm project
Julie Urquhart has co-edited a new book, officially launched today at the 24th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM) in Utah, which offers the first book length synthesis of social science approaches to tree health.
Janet Dwyer and Dan Keech are involved in the Urban Futures 3 Conference, which is taking place at the University of Gloucestershire’s Park Campus on 21st and 22nd June.
Jane Mills and Julie Ingram attended the 3rd plenary meeting of the SoilCare project between 28th May and 1st June at the Legoland Conference Centre in Billund, Denmark, hosted by two SoilCare partners, AgroIntelli and Aarhus University.
CCRI student, Kate Smith, has successfully completed her MSc by Research degree, which involved evaluating the use of 3D landscape visualisation technology (Google Earth) for enhancing and improving participation in Natural Flood Management
CCRI’s Director, Janet Dwyer, is quoted several times in EFRA’s inquiry report ‘The future for food, farming and the environment’
Janet’s report for the Public Policy Institute for Wales – ‘The Implications of Brexit for Agriculture, Rural Areas and Land Use in Wales’ – is cited in FarmingUK in respect of Wales’ Rural Affairs Secretary’s visit to Spain
The EU funded SURE-Farm project has published a policy brief which outlines why a broader view of resilience is needed to ensure a sustainable agricultural sector in the longer term.