Next month, two grassland management workshops will be taking place, jointly organised by Julie Ingram. Find out how to attend either of these free events.
CCRI researchers have been at a Historic England workshop this week talking about their research, including dry stone walls in the Peak District National Park, and heritage, natural capital and ecosystems services in the Lower Severn Vale.
Jane Mills was an invited expert at the EU workshop “Interactive innovation in action – Multi-actor project learning from each other” on 8th March, which was run by the agricultural European Innovation Partnership (EIP-Agri) in Brussels.
CCRI researchers, together with colleagues from the School of Natural and Social Sciences, coordinated two workshops last week (13th and 14th February) in Cairo, continuing CCRI’s collaboration with Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE) at the American University Cairo (AUC).
Julie Ingram and Rob Berry will be Cairo next week continuing CCRI’s collaboration with Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE) at the American University Cairo (AUC), where they will be running workshops aimed to improve better water management for small holder farmers in Egypt.
The CCRI has announced that it will be holding a Rural Policy workshop linked to Brexit on Thursday, 29th March, 2018. The workshop, which is free to attend, seeks to build on ideas from a range of industry experts, practitioners and existing discussions to identify priorities and ways to embed them into policy thinking, and ultimately action, so that food, farming and environment policy is fit for the challenges that lie ahead in the next 70 years.
A free workshop is taking place on 5th April at the University of Gloucestershire to promote a new £1.5 million capital grant to grow businesses and create jobs within the tourism sector in rural Gloucestershire.
Dan Keech is teaming up with former CCRI colleague, Owain Jones, (now Professor of Environmental Humanities at Bath Spa University) at a workshop at Trinity College, Dublin, on 1st to 3rd March, talking about urban ruins. They are giving a talk about the rhizomic agency of ruins by looking at how they feature in World Heritage designations, in literature about the aftermath of the Second World War and as a relic of the Cold War.
Julie Ingram and Kenny Lynch (School of Natural and Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire) have secured funding from the UK’s Newton Fund to work with researchers from Egypt and South Africa on understanding water and food security issues. The support comes from a British Council Researcher Links award.
The 2016 International Farming Systems Association Symposium is now calling for papers for the workshop “Boundary spanning between agroecological and conventional production systems: implications for pathways towards more sustainable production”.