Jane Mills led a team of researchers from CCRI and the University of Exeter in developing a set of indicators that will be used by Defra and Natural England to assess engagement and social outcomes associated with agri-environment schemes.
There has been a great deal of comment on the recently published draft Agriculture Bill, which seeks to set out how the government will support farming after Brexit. The CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer has a number of important observations.
The CCRI has responded to an open invitation from The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) regarding its consultation on “Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit”.
CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer, has been invited to give oral evidence in public on 25th April in connection with the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee’s ‘Work of DEFRA: Health and Harmony inquiry’.
Janet Dwyer is working with ADAS on a research project commissioned by Defra. The aim of the research is to prepare and deliver the information required for the 2017 EAIR for the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) 2014-2020 in accordance with European Evaluation Helpdesk Guidelines.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said this week that the National Bee Unit has confirmed a sighting of the Asian hornet in the Tetbury area of Gloucestershire – the first time the hornet has been discovered in the UK, sparking fears for the future of our native honey bees,
On Tuesday 3rd November Chris Short attended a Defra workshop in London, hosted by Rory Stewart MP. The aim of the workshop was to explore how, through partnership, the recently proposed 25 year plan for nature can be developed and delivered.
Chris Short writes about a Defra workshop that he attended in London, hosted by Rory Stewart MP. The aim of the workshop was to explore how, through partnership, the recently proposed 25 year plan for nature can be developed and delivered.
CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer, is currently attending various meetings, conferences and workshops, both in the UK and in Europe.
The CCRI, in partnership with Central Science Laboratory, undertook a project for Defra to assess the impact of cross compliance in England.