A CCRI team has been in Chania in Crete attending the 13th European Farming Systems Symposium (IFSA – European Group) Symposium, which has been looking at ‘Farming systems facing uncertainties and enhancing opportunities’
Media coverage from “People should be brought to the centre stage to deliver more environmental and social benefits” (PEGASUS project)
Peter Gaskell is working on a project for Historic England, which aims to complete and publish a baseline statement for England’s National Character Areas (NCA).
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.
CCRI researchers have been at a Historic England workshop this week talking about their research, including dry stone walls in the Peak District National Park, and heritage, natural capital and ecosystems services in the Lower Severn Vale.
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.
PEGASUS project presents key lessons and messages at final conference in Brussels
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.
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.