Countryside and Community Research Institute

“An internationally excellent Research Institute” (REF, 2021).
Shaping rural development policy and practice in the UK, Europe and further afield.

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Latest blog

  • How wild is my valley – Wanderings and ponderings in two valleys

    An excerpt from a longer blog text by CCRI artist-in-dialogue, Antony Lyons. Links to the original post and Antony’s webpage are provided at the end of this piece.

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    How wild is my valley – Wanderings and ponderings in two valleys

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CCRI – one of the largest specialist rural research centre in the UK.

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Current research projects

  • SPRINT (Sustainable Plant Protection Transition: A Global Health Approach)

    SPRINT (Sustainable Plant Protection Transition: A Global Health Approach)

    The CCRI is a member of this 28 partner Horizon 2020 funded project which runs for 5-years from September 2020.

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  • National Innovation Centre for Rural Enterprise (NICRE)

    National Innovation Centre for Rural Enterprise (NICRE)

    The National Innovation Centre for Rural Enterprise (NICRE) aims to realise a step change in innovation and unlock potential in the UK’s rural economies.

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  • COVID-19 and Food Systems – Database

    COVID-19 and Food Systems – Database

    In response to the pandemic, we’ve been collating extensive coverage on how food systems both in the UK and globally have been affected.

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