Janet Dwyer is currently working with CCRI Associate, Allan Butler, from the Royal Agricultural University, to provide an economic analysis and project evaluation of the ‘Molland Graze the Moor' project in Exmoor.
Following a successful evaluation of the Soil Association’s Duchy Originals Future Farming programme in 2014, a CCRI team, comprising Matt Reed, Julie Ingram and Jane Mills, was invited in 2016 to evaluate Innovative Farmers, the successor programme, which was developed building in recommendations from our previous evaluation.
This project is looked at best practice in farm demonstration and how farmers learn from their own on-farm experiences and from other farmers.
A five-year evaluation of the Going the Extra Mile (GEM) project begun in 2016, which further develops and applies social value research techniques. Funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and National Lottery Community Fund, GEM aims to move the county’s most vulnerable adults closer to employment, training and education.
Rob Berry, CCRI's GIS expert has been working on a project that has required him to map the speed of rural broadband across England and Wales. In this post he shares some of his methods and the early results.
Development of a Monitoring and Evaluation framework and a Forecast SROI for Hulme Community Garden Centre (HCGC) and to support the Growing Health network
A project that invokes development of a theory of Change and forecasts Social return on investment (SROI).
Report on the impacts, effectiveness and efficiency of RDP expenditure.
SOFIA (Situated Learning Opportunities (SLOs) fostered by ICT applications in Alternative Agro-Food Networks )
Completed in February 2018, SOFIA created a Smartphone app called 'MiLarder' to help people access local food.
SUS-CHAIN – Marketing sustainable agriculture: an analysis of the potential role of new food supply chains in sustainable rural development
Dr James Kirwan, together with Bill Slee and Carolyn Foster (both formerly of the CCRI), completed an analysis of the potential role of new food supply chains in sustainable rural development during the period 2003 to 2006, as part of…