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.
CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer is making a seminar presentation on Thursday 14th December about her experience and research over the summer in Kyoto, Japan, where she undertook an OECD Research Fellowship. The seminar is free to attend.
Julie Ingram is at the 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security: Global Challenges, Local Solutions and Connected Pathways this week in Cape Town, networkworking and sharing ideas about implementing local solutions and innovation for sustainable agriculture.
Word Soil Day 2017 (5th December) captures the essence of the EU-funded project, SoilCare, which is identifying ways in which soil quality can be improved through cropping systems and techniques, benefiting both the profitability of farms and the environment.
Today is World Soil Day, when the attention of the world is focussed on one of our most important natural resources – soil. World Soil Day is held annually on 5th December to highlight the importance of soil on Earth, which we need for basic survival – food and energy.
John Powell, who is currently in China has managed to find the centre of the Universe (we are unsure whether he means the observable or known!) If you would like to know where this is, read more in his latest blog post!
IASC president John Powell is currently in China and attending the first ever commons themed conference. Focusing on water governance, John has been visiting a number of locations observing related issues and has had an opportunity to produce a short blog post detailing his experiences so far.