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Investigating stakeholder perspectives on the role of the semi-wild pony in maintaining biodiversity and agricultural sustainability in the uplands of Wales

The mountains, hills and valleys of Wales play a central role in the culture, recreation, economy and environment of the Welsh nation and yet they are declining. The semi-wild (or semi-feral pony) is


Collaborative research on Women’s Communal Land Rights (WCLR) in Africa

The overarching objective of this project is to draw lessons from and scale up efforts to advance Women’s Communal Land Rights in East and West Africa.


Identification and quantification of trace organic contaminants discharged from waste water treatment plants

The main purpose of this project is to generate pump priming data for novel applications of high resolution mass spectrometry methods for identification and quantification of organic pollutants


Plant Alert

Plant Alert is a long-term citizen science project designed to help prevent future invasions of ornamental plants.


Why are pregnant women in prison?

The aim of our study is to find out why pregnant women spend time in prison, on remand, on recall from licence conditions and on sentence.


AGROMIX

AGROforestry and MIXed farming systems knowns as Agromix is participatory research to drive the transition to a resilient and efficient land use in Europe.


SAFERUP!

The basis for the project will be to co-create the next generation of urban pavements whilst improving the environmental performance and minimising negative environmental impacts. CAWR research will


Determining the performance of large biofiltration cells in treating contaminated runoff from a slum settlement and its reuse for urban food production South Africa

This project will determine the ability of purpose-built, large-scale biofiltration cells downstream from a large informal settlement to treat contaminated runoff resulting from dysfunctional


BIOCHAR

BIOCHAR - Farmers, Growers and Gardeners 2015 Biochar Experiment.


BOND - Bringing Organisations and Network Development to Higher Levels in the Farming Sector in Europe

The aim of this project is to reach higher levels of organisation and networking, and develop a healthier, and more productive and harmonious farming sector in Europe for the long term.


Exploring the Impacts of Brexit for Protected Food Names PFN in the UK

This research explores the potential impacts and opportunities associated with ‘Brexit’ for the Welsh beef and lamb sector. We will examine the current relationship the Welsh beef and lamb sector has


FOOdIVERSE - Diversifying sustainable and organic food systems

The FOOdIVERSE project aims to produce practice-oriented knowledge on how diversity in diets, novel food supply chains and food governance contributes to more organic and sustainable food systems.


Nourishing Life -Territories of Life & Food Sovereignty

This Policy Brief focuses on the contributions that the territories and areas governed, managed and conserved by custodian indigenous peoples and local communities.


HOMED – Holistic Management of Emerging Forest Pests and Diseases

Adopting a holistic and multi-actor approach, HOMED aims to develop a full panel of scientific knowledge and practical solutions for the management of emerging native and non-native pests and


TOCASA (Trade-offs in communal areas in South Africa)

The overall aim of this project is to evaluate trade-offs between novel range management practices (intensified planned grazing, corralling and removal of woody plants).


Tripura Agroecology Partnership

This project aims to link nutritional security with selective agroecological diversication for resilient rural communities.


Excluded Voices: Democratising Agricultural Research

The aim of the Excluded Voices project is to identify and support processes that can help democratise the governance of food and agricultural research. The project combines participatory


Correlation between the Zika virus and sanitary and drainage conditions in the Metropolitan Areas of Fortaleza/Ceará (Brazil)

The aim of this project is to investigate the relationship between mosquito-vectored Zika, inadequate provision of secure and safe potable supplies, drainage and sanitation. 


Building Resourceful and Resilient Communities through Adaptive and Transformative Environmental Practice (RECOMS)

RECOMS is a Marie Sklodowska Curie (MSCA) Innovative Training Network funded by the European Commission. It is comprised of a transdisciplinary consortium of scientists, practitioners and change


COACH - Collaborative Agri-food Chains: Driving Innovation in Territorial Food Systems and Improving Outcomes for Producers and Consumers

COACH will help coordinate strategies and disseminate good practices on how to strengthen territorial food systems and collaborative agri-food chains based on three building blocks: short food supply