Researchers at the CCRI have explored the potential of long-term agreements (30 years+) for achieving landscape recovery in lowland productive areas, including how a funding approach which blends both public and private funding may work.
Prof. Janet Dwyer and Dr Amr Khafagy contributed to strategic development work within the Trade and Agriculture Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Conducted in five case study areas across England and Wales, this project set out to build an understanding of farmers’ current and future willingness to vaccinate, or facilitate the vaccination of, cattle and badgers against bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) in Great Britain.
This project aimed to develop an understanding of what AB14 plots are typically delivering in terms of outcomes for the natural environment and how agreement holders/land managers are managing their AB14 harvested low input cereal crops.
Since 2012, the CCRI has been involved in an on-going series of themed research projects aimed at supporting the development and implementation of Natural England’s agri-environment schemes.
Co-designing sustainable food futures: using climathons to build shared agri-food visions for net zero
Funded by the British Academy, this project develops a participatory methodology, climate assemblies, to bring farmers, rural businesses, NGOs and citizens together in two livestock farming communities (in Cumbria and Cornwall) to debate their agri-food futures, identify net zero ambitions and vision solutions in ways that are fair, just and democratic.
Encouraging Woodland Creation Regeneration and Tree Planting on Agricultural Land: A Literature Review
This literature review aimed to explore and consolidate current evidence on the socio-cultural opportunities and barriers associated with land owner and land manager decision making with regard to tree planting in agricultural systems.
The CCRI is a member of this 28 partner Horizon 2020 funded project which runs for 5-years from September 2020.
Post-Covid Knowledge Exchange in Agriculture: Evaluating Current Practice and Co-designing a Digital Solution to Connect Farmers and the AKIS
Taking place over 15 months from December 2020 to February 2022, Julie Ingram, Nick Lewis and Caitlin Hafferty worked with a group of partners – namely RSK ADAS Ltd, Agri-techE, The Farming Forum, Innovative Farmers and the Open Coop –…