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)
Professor Damian Maye has been in Kenya, where researchers from the UK and Kenya have been working together to develop new research on indigenous leafy vegetable production at a series of Researcher Links Workshops
Mauro Vigani is at the 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, the tri-annual conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), where he is presenting a paper.
Julie Urquhart is at the 24th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM) in Salt Lake, Utah, where she is launching her new book, making a presenting on tree health risks as well as a poster presentation on the SURE-Farm project
John Powell and Dilshaad Bundhoo travelled to Israel in the early part of May to visit the Arava Institute for Environmental Science (AIES) in the Arava Valley of the Negev.
On Thursday 26th April, Dilshaad Bundhoo will present her PhD work, which has developed a context based framework for understanding how relationships transform effectively at times of stress (interpersonal resilience) instead of breaking down.
CCRI researchers, together with colleagues from the School of Natural and Social Sciences, coordinated two workshops last week (13th and 14th February) in Cairo, continuing CCRI’s collaboration with Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE) at the American University Cairo (AUC).
Julie Ingram and Rob Berry will be Cairo next week continuing CCRI’s collaboration with Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE) at the American University Cairo (AUC), where they will be running workshops aimed to improve better water management for small holder farmers in Egypt.