Janet Dwyer has been at the LEAF Marque Summit today (Thursday 22nd March 2018), hosted by Waitrose in Maidenhead, Berkshire, which has been exploring some of the pressing questions around the role of assurance systems in delivering meaningful improvements for farmers and the environment.
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
An interview with CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer, was broadcast on BBC 1 West (Regional News) yesterday. The interview referred to Janet’s recently published report written for the Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW), entitled ‘The Implications of Brexit for Agriculture, Rural Areas and Land Use in Wales’.
A report written for the Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW), authored by Janet Dwyer, ‘The Implications of Brexit for Agriculture, Rural Areas and Land Use in Wales, has been cited in different media, including today’s (5th February) BBC News and BBC Wales.
The Valerie project have published stakeholder field trial information leaflets. These describe the identification of problems within a number of specific contexts and the trial of experimental solutions by stakeholder project partners, and are the result of the preceding four years’ work on the project.
Professor Janet Dwyer’s report for the Public Policy Institute for Wales, entitled The Implications of Brexit for Agriculture, Rural Areas and Land Use in Wales has been published online this week. The report suggests how the anticipated changes to trading conditions and relationships might leave Welsh agriculture in a disadvantaged position compared to its main trading competitors after 2022.
CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer is making a seminar presentation on Thursday 14th December about her experience and research over the summer in Kyoto, Japan, where she undertook an OECD Research Fellowship. The seminar is free to attend.
A CCRI team of researchers have been leading a work package for the EU funded project VALERIE -Valorising European Research for Innovation in Agriculture and Forestry, which has developed a smart ‘virtual adviser’ tool (ask-Valerie.eu)
A paper, co-written by Julie Ingram, Peter Gaskell, Jane Mills and Pieter de Wolf (University of Wageningen), has been published in Land Use Policy. It describes how the VALERIE team has worked with stakeholder communities in ten farming and forestry case studies across Europe.
Chris Short and Janet Dwyer attended a PEGASUS workshop in The Hague on 16th November, which was attended by Marjolijn Sonnema, Director-General Agriculture & Nature at the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality of the Netherlands.