A paper written by Jane Mills, Pete Gaskell and Julie Ingram, together with Stephen Chaplin of Natural England, has been published in Land Use Policy.
CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer, received an Associate membership of the Royal Agricultural Societies at a reception in the House of Lords in recognition of her outstanding contribution to UK agricultural progress
Damian Maye and Dan Keech have been in Lisbon to attend the second partnership meeting of the H2020 ROBUST project, which was hosted by the University of Lisbon’s Instituto Superior Technico.
Jane Mills has been at the BonaRes Conference in Berlin this week (26-28th February) where she made a presentation based on research under the EU funded RECARE and Soilcare projects.
The Environment Secretary visited Gloucestershire on 26th February to launch the Command Paper that sets out the government’s vision for the future of agriculture as the UK leaves the EU. In his visit, Michael Gove visited two projects in which the CCRI has played a major part.
Matt Reed was interviewed on the Kate Clark BBC Radio Gloucestershire programme yesterday (25th February) about the newly launched local food app, ‘MiLarder’.
Damian Maye has a chapter entitled ‘The new food insecurity’ in a newly published Routledge Handbook on Landscape and Food.
CCRI researchers, together with colleagues from the School of Natural and Social Sciences, coordinated two workshops last week (13th and 14th February) in Cairo, continuing CCRI’s collaboration with Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE) at the American University Cairo (AUC).
CCRI researchers have launched a Smartphone app to help people source local food. The app is called ‘MiLarder’ and can be downloaded for free from iOS and Android app stores.
CCRI’s Julie Ingram has been invited onto the editorial board of the Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems journal new ‘Sustainable Intensification & Ecosystem Services’ section.