On November 29th, Janet Dwyer and Chris Short facilitated a GFirst LEP sponsored event at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester.
A forum led by the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) and the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI) to support farmer-led initiatives and fresh thinking on policy issues welcomed representatives from over a dozen organisations
CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer, is speaking at the National Park Societies conference, which is taking place on Dartmoor between 4th – 6th October.
Chris Short was invited to speak at the 20th meeting of the FAO-CIHEAM Mountain Pasture Network
Later this week, the final RECARE conference will be taking place in Brussels. Over the last five years, the project has been the focus for three researchers within CCRI. One of these, Matt Reed reflects on RECARE, prior to its culmination.
Peter Gaskell presented a paper on the impact and value of heritage conservation under CAP agri-environment schemes at the 24th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists
Dan Keech and former CCRI colleague, Owain Jones (now Professor of Environmental Humanities at Bath Spa University), together hosted two sessions at this year’s annual international conference of the Royal Geographical Society at Cardiff University
The University of Gloucestershire is again hosting the Rural Services Network (RSN) annual rural conference, which takes place at the Park Campus on 4th and 5th September. This year’s theme is “Delivering services differently in rural areas”.
Mauro Vigani is at the 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, the tri-annual conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), where he is presenting a paper.
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’