More than 125 people attended a ‘Growing the Future’ rural policy workshop, held at the University of Gloucestershire, which revealed that British farmers get only 4.5% from all UK food sales and declared that ‘Brexit is happening now, not in the future’.
More than 125 people attended CCRI’s ‘Growing the Future’ Rural Policy workshop held at the University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Campus in Gloucester on Thursday, 29th March, 2018.
David Drew MP and Julie Girling MEP are amongst those attending a ground-breaking workshop looking at the future of agriculture, which is being held at the University of Gloucestershire on Thursday, 29th March.
Online media coverage for the CCRI Growing the Future Workshop
A report written for the Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW), authored by Janet Dwyer, ‘The Implications of Brexit for Agriculture, Rural Areas and Land Use in Wales, has been cited in different media, including today’s (5th February) BBC News and BBC Wales.
Professor Janet Dwyer’s report for the Public Policy Institute for Wales, entitled The Implications of Brexit for Agriculture, Rural Areas and Land Use in Wales has been published online this week. The report suggests how the anticipated changes to trading conditions and relationships might leave Welsh agriculture in a disadvantaged position compared to its main trading competitors after 2022.
The CCRI has announced that it will be holding a Rural Policy workshop linked to Brexit on Thursday, 29th March, 2018. The workshop, which is free to attend, seeks to build on ideas from a range of industry experts, practitioners and existing discussions to identify priorities and ways to embed them into policy thinking, and ultimately action, so that food, farming and environment policy is fit for the challenges that lie ahead in the next 70 years.