More publication success for the CCRI with the acceptance of an article into a journal and a new book going into production.
The latest paper from Julie Ingram, with Pete Gaskell as co-author has been published in NJAS – Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences. The paper reports on findings from four case-studies across Europe as part of the EU FP7 funded project ‘VALERIE’.
Next week Damian Maye will travel to Brussels and present findings from the SUFISA project to DG Agri at the European Commission.
CCRI’s Matt Reed and colleague Professor Anne Goodenough feature on BBC’s Countryfile Spring Diaries show this week discussing issues surrounding how climate change is affecting fruit tree blossom and its chance for pollination.
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
Julie Ingram has for the last six months been in Australia and Indonesia as part of an OECD Research Fellowship. During this time she has travelled extensively, conducted a number of seminars and has also written a short Blog about her experiences.
2019 has started well for PhD student Kamilla Skaalsveen, with the publication of her first article which reviewed existing literature on the effects of farming practices on water quality and retention.
As 2018 draws to a close, CCRI researchers Julie Ingram, Hannah Chiswell and Jane Mills have successfully published a trio of papers in the International Journal of Agricultural Extension.
CCRI, with University of Exeter, has recently started working on a project for Natural England to develop methods for monitoring and evaluating the social outcomes of agri-environment schemes.
For the past five years, the RECARE project has been working with stakeholders across Europe to develop a new way of saving the soil. As the project ends, it is presenting the accumulated learning from its research to policymakers in the cities, regions and nations of Europe as well as international bodies.
The urgency of this mission is underscored by recent UN reports highlighting the role that agriculture plays in climate change and how sustainable agriculture is going to be necessary to secure food production as well as liveable landscapes under climatic change.