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Agriculture, Education, Environment, Food, Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK), Nature

Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture

Posted on 6 January 2020 by Sustainable Places

Alice Taherzadeh, Research Student, Sustainable Places Research Institute The research project Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture was undertaken in the summer of 2019 in order to shed light on the experiences of a growing number of young people who choose to enter sustainable agriculture from non farming backgrounds. How to encourage and support more young
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Environment, Food

Working Cooperatively for Sustainable and Just Food Systems

Posted on 17 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh Researchers at the Sustainable Places Research Institute Dr.Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh were commissioned by the Wales Co-operative Party and members of the Co-operative Group in the National Assembly for Wales to investigate how cooperative ways of working have the potential to support sustainable and just food systems within Wales.
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Biodiversity, Conservation, Education, Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK)

Plants, health and well-being through the ages

Posted on 10 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Dr Poppy Nicol Sustainable Places Research Institute were involved in three events as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2019. One of the events coordinated by Dr. Poppy Nicol (Research Associate, Sustainable Places Research Institute) aimed to explore the role of plants for societal health and well-being in the past, present and future.
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Children, Conservation, Education, Environment, SUSPLACE

Once Upon the Future: Everyday Adventures that Change the World

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Lorena Axinte About two years ago we embarked on a mission to transform our research learnings into children’s stories. We wanted to write a book about hope and leadership that could inspire readers to bring positive change in their surroundings, reconnect with their environment and bond with their communities. After a couple of training events,
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