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Seminar event ran by CAWR.
Reducing food waste: Using non-market and socio-environmental evaluations to quantify potential impacts for Bristol 10 Feb 2022
The city of Bristol currently generates around 48,000 tonnes of household food waste every year. The effects of 20% changes in recycling and food waste are explored, reflecting national waste reduction targets.
A growing body of scientific research identifies that spending time in green spaces or bringing nature into your everyday life can benefit both your mental and physical wellbeing.
Dr. Lovemore C. Gwiriri is a post-doctoral smallholder livestock systems research scientist at Rothamsted Research involved in agricultural systems socio-economic analysis.
The Future of Food 2 symposium invites stakeholders across business and society to present, discuss and collaborate in moving forward the sustainable food agenda: eating socially and sourcing sustainably.
The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) has released a new report in collaboration with the ETC Group: 'A Long Food Movement: Transforming Food Systems by 2045'.
Earthwatch Europe is an environmental NGO with science at its heart. Their sustainable agriculture programme focuses on connecting farmers with soil health and water quality through collaborative citizen science to support changes that benefit farmers and the environment.
The Research Handbook on Democracy and Development is a new publication edited by CTPSR Professor Gordon Crawford and Professor Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, University of Ghana Business School.
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), launched following a G8 Summit in 2012, supports global efforts to make agricultural and nutritionally relevant data available, accessible, and usable for unrestricted use worldwide.
The team at Chettle Estate is embarking on a journey to create their own regenerative ecosystem, with thriving biodiversity and abundant food production.
The Organic-PLUS project brings together researchers with backgrounds including agricultural economics, soil science and consumer understanding to coordinate the project overall, conduct UK field trials and lead work around public perceptions of organic.
Co-developing and applying a Social Impact Toolkit for Community Food Businesses in the UK 22 Apr 2021
Since 2016 CAWR has collaborated with The Real Farming Trust to explore the social impact of community-scale, agroecological food provisioning systems. This has culminated in the co-creation and application of a Social Impact Toolkit for Community Food Businesses in the UK.
This study critically examines the (non)consumption of self-defined minimalists in the UK (via in depth-semi structured interviews) to consider if such practices have sustainable intentions and/or outcomes.
This presentation summarises Simon's thesis, which explores the theoretical meaning of autonomy in agroecology and food sovereignty and explores farmers’ autonomy in Cornwall and Calabria.
Rose Hagen has a lifetime commitment to sustainable agriculture and forest management in Ireland and globally. She designed and is embedding an agro ecological approach in twelve Trócaire country programmes.
The talk will focus on environmental research quantifying geomorphological and vegetation dynamics over multiple timescales.
This seminar will show the results of a PhD research on box schemes and CSAs which concludes that they practice sustainability by choosing two main values: The principle value and commercial behaviour.
This project examines how fine sediment is driving macroinvertebrate responses in order to help improve biomonitoring, i.e. the practice of using biological communities to track environmental change.
Food waste resulting from households continues to be an abhorrent problem. Researchers have called for greater attention on how food behaviours are situated in the prevailing organisation of everyday life to give explanation to why food comes to be wasted.
Bamboo: the mean green carbon fixing machine 24 Sep 2020
David Trujillo (MSc PhD CEng) has been researching, teaching and promoting bio-based materials (timber, bamboo) for over 20 years.