Jane Mills led a team of researchers from CCRI and the University of Exeter in developing a set of indicators that will be used by Defra and Natural England to assess engagement and social outcomes associated with agri-environment schemes.
Damian Maye and Julie Ingram have just had a paper accepted for publication in ‘Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems’ that considers the implications of a digital transformation in agricultural production systems specifically for agricultural knowledge.
Chris Short is co-author of a new article arising from the PEGASUS project published in Landscape and Urban Planning and available as an open access article.
Julie Ingram joined a panel at the ADAS run YEN Yield Testing Message Lab and discussed trial results and summarised farmers’ experiences of being actively involved in the YEN Yield Testing project.
This week, Matt Reed and Dan Keech have travelled to Bergen in Norway for a key first meeting as part of the the consortium that makes up the ‘URBANFARMS’ project.
Later this week, the 11th Oxford Real Farming Conference takes place. CCRI’s Chris Short will be attending and presenting in a key session concerning common land.
This week the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development published a report investigating the EU farming employment sector. The CCRI was part of the consortium, which was led by OIR.
Julie Ingram has once again travelled to Indoensia as a follow-up to her recent OECD scholarship. She has been visiting farmers who are participating in Science Field Labs and also presented at the recent 5th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA).
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.
This presentation by Julie Ingram introduces concepts and examples of how farmers’ adaptive capacity and learning can be effectively supported with scientific knowledge and draws upon experiences from two contrasting contexts (Australia and Indonesia).