Completed research projects

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Alternative Service Delivery Models in Rural Areas

The CCRI was commissioned by Defra to identify how ‘alternative’ approaches to rural service delivery are developing, what forms they are taking, what conditions are required to make them successful and what barriers prevent further expansion. Professor Nigel Curry led…

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Evaluation of the Hill Farming Training Project Pilot

The Foundation for Common Land developed the Hill Farming Training project to fill a gap identified by a number of hill farmers, who saw that many of the staff in organisations such as National Park Authorities and Natural England had…



RECARE was a multidisciplinary research project of 27 different organisations that assessed the threats to Europe's soils and identified innovative solutions to prevent further soil degradation.