A new study of LEADER, commissioned by DG AGRI, is currently underway, led by a partnership of the CCRI in the UK, ÖIR (Austria) and ADE (Belgium). An online survey is available to collect experiences of those involved in LEADER.
The European Commission have published a report that was led by the CCRI. The report evaluated the impact of the CAP on generational renewal, local development and jobs in rural areas.
Another book publication success for researchers in CCRI. Mauro Vigani, Janet Dwyer and John Powell have contributed to a new book analysing agricultural labour markets and policies in EU and North America.
Julie Ingram and Hannah Chiswell are currently in Sicily presenting findings from the AgriDemo F2F project at the 24th European seminar on extension (and) education.
Mauro Vigani travels to Brussels for the 172nd European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Seminar where he will present a co-authored paper concerning the impact of CAP Pillar II payments within EU28 countries.
Next week Damian Maye will travel to Brussels and present findings from the SUFISA project to DG Agri at the European Commission.
On May 21st in Brussels a free event will be taking place related to on-farm demonstrations. Hannah Chiswell and Julie Ingram will be there as representatives of the AgriDemo-F2F project
Damian Maye, Hannah Chiswell and Mauro Vigani will be in Pisa next week at a project writing retreat as part of the EU Horizon 2020 project, SUFISA
Next week, Damian Maye, Mauro Vigani and Hannah Chiswell will be travelling to Belgium as part of the SUFISA project on a two-day trip that will involve a project team meeting in Leuven, followed by a stakeholder workshop in Brussels.
As the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation uses World Soil Day to raise awareness about soil health, it may come as little surprise to find out that soil doesn’t just impact our food supplies, it also helps clean water and lower risks of floods and droughts. More surprising is the SoilCare team’s efforts to treat profitability for farmers as a central priority – a consideration many research projects on environmental health overlook.