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September 2019

The social processes behind agroecological scaling in the Maya-Achi territory of Guatemala

19/09/2019 at 12:15 - 13:15
University of Gloucestershire, Francis Close Hall Campus Cheltenham, GL50 4AZ United Kingdom

Natahan Einbinder is a fourth year PhD candidate at the Colegio de la Frontera Sur, in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico whose research looks at agroecological scaling (adoption, maintenance, and extension processes) and the importance of local culture in the Maya Achí territory of Guatemala. 

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February 2020

Muddying the Waters: The convergence of natural flood management and neoliberal governance in the UK

27/02/2020 at 12:15 - 13:15
University of Gloucestershire, FCH Campus
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4AZ United Kingdom

Dr Steven Emery is lecturer in environment and society based in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham. His research focuses on environmental and rural governance with particular interest in the intersection of culture, power and landscape. Abstract: The winter floods of 2013/14 in Southern and Central England were among the worst in recent history and notable for their particular impact on rural communities. Through an environmental justice lens the paper reports findings from…

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March 2020

Postponed: Indigeneity, agroecology and the SDGs. A case example of ETFE Uganda

19/03/2020 at 12:15 - 13:15
University of Gloucestershire, Francis Close Hall Campus Cheltenham, GL50 4AZ United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

This seminar has been postponed due to current health concerns and the need for 'social distancing'. We hope to be able to re-arrange it in the future. Apologies for any inconvenience. 'Indigeneity, agroecology and the SDGs. A case example of ETFE (Ebonyu Transformation Farm Enterprise), Kalaki District, Uganda.' About this Event Dr Nicholas James is an Associate Lecturer at The Open University - SSGS (Faculty of the Social Sciences, Social Sciences and Global Studies) and co-founder of Ebonyu Transformation Farm…

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April 2020

Going the Extra Mile in Monitoring and Evaluation – the GEM Story

30/04/2020 at 12:15 - 13:15
University of Gloucestershire, Francis Close Hall Campus Cheltenham, GL50 4AZ United Kingdom
Free

Prof. Paul Courtney and Leonie Burton, University of Gloucestershire  Going the Extra Mile (GEM) is a 5-year ESF / Lottery funded Employment Inclusivity programme in Gloucestershire which to date has enabled over 700 people from diverse backgrounds to get closer to employment, training and education. The success of GEM is equally reflected in that of its on-going Monitoring and Evaluation, which through a range of methods has tracked the outcomes and informed the process and management of the programme since…

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June 2020

Local Food after the Pandemic

11/06/2020 at 12:00 - 13:00
Online

The CCRI seminar series will be taking place online. The first will take place on 11th June at 1200h with Dan Keech from CCRI & Ped Asgarian from the community farm Bristol.

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