Chris Short is currently in Bern, attending a workshop focussing on historical forms of sustainability. He will be presenting work from the FUTGRAZE project, which is in conjunction with NIBIO and the Foundation for Common Land.
On July 1st, the 17th Biennial IASC conference will take place in Lima, Peru. The conference theme is ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’, and will feature three researchers from CCRI. One of these, John Powell, former president gives some details about their forthcoming trip to South America.
On November 29th, Janet Dwyer and Chris Short facilitated a GFirst LEP sponsored event at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester.
Chris Short is lead author on a newly published paper linked to his work on Natural Flood Management in the Stroud valleys.
The CCRI and the University of Gloucestershire are signing a pledge, along with other Gloucestershire organisations, to commit to making Gloucestershire a pioneer of green infrastructure, creating a better, more attractive place to live, work and visit, as well as becoming an exemplar for the rest of the country #glosnature
Chris Short was invited to speak at the 20th meeting of the FAO-CIHEAM Mountain Pasture Network
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”.
Media coverage from “People should be brought to the centre stage to deliver more environmental and social benefits” (PEGASUS project)
One of the key recommendations coming out of a recently completed EU funded project is a new approach that would bring the social dimension – people – to the centre stage to deliver more environmental and social benefits.
More than 125 people attended a ‘Growing the Future’ rural policy workshop, held at the University of Gloucestershire, which revealed that British farmers get only 4.5% from all UK food sales and declared that ‘Brexit is happening now, not in the future’.