Rural Women – By the Women of CCRI

Rural Women – By the Women of CCRI

Last week on 15th October it was International Rural Women Day and Julie Urquhart provided an overview of her journey into rural academia. This week we will hear from Katarina Kubinakova who will discuss the role of women with regard to rural development and how they are regularly the ones who are key to the success of an initiative or project.

PEGASUS meeting taking place in Portugal

PEGASUS meeting taking place in Portugal

Janet Dwyer, Chris Short and Katarina Kubinokova are all attending a PEGASUS project meeting in Evora, Portugal, this week. The meeting is timed to showcase the first year’s work and to provide a platform and training for the second year of the project. This EU Horizon 2020 research project aims to investigate the provision of public goods and ecosystem services from agriculture and forestry, aiming to unlock the synergies between economic and environmental benefits for society.

‘Winner’s story’ for ‘best paper of the year award’ from the Journal of Agricultural Extension and Education

‘Winner’s story’ for ‘best paper of the year award’ from the Journal of Agricultural Extension and Education

We reported back in December that for the second year running a CCRI team of researchers had won the ‘Best Paper of the Year Award’ from the Journal of Agricultural Extension and Education (JAEE). You can now read what the winning team had to say about the award in a ‘winner’s story’ article, published on the Taylor & Francis Group website.