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.
Back in July, John Powell attended the XVII IASC Biennial Global Commons Conference in Lima, Peru. This Blog post is a reflection on how the opening ceremony was something of an analogy to many of the global commons problems.
Dilshaad Bundhoo and John Powell this week will travel to the Arava Institute, joining an interdisciplinary team of Israeli researchers at the Center for Transboundary Water Management.
CCRI’s Julie Ingram will present a seminar detailing research she conducted in Australia and Indonesia on the topic of enabling farmer adaptation and learning.
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.
Julie Ingram who is to present a paper at the ‘Innovations in Technology and Management for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals’ conference that is taking place at JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur, India.
CCRI’s Senior Research Fellow, Julie Urquhart has been successful with her application to join the Editorial Board for prestigious international journal ‘Society and Natural Resources’.
Last week on 15th October it was International Rural Women Day and Julie Urquhart provided an overview of her journey into rural academia. This week we will hear from Katarina Kubinakova who will discuss the role of women with regard to rural development and how they are regularly the ones who are key to the success of an initiative or project.
October 15th 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the UN recognised ‘International Rural Women’s Day. As a research institute that specialises in rural matters, and having women represented at all levels, the CCRI approached a number of the team to discuss their role in rural research. This week we hear from Julie Urquhart.
Julie Ingram and Jane Mills were in Fuzhou, China, between 8th and 18th September, visiting Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University and discussing potential research collaborations with the College of Landscape Architecture and the College of Economics (Rural Development)