ICRPS 2018 – Day 1 – June 25, 2018

Written by: Donna Davis, University of Missouri The 15th Annual International Comparative Rural Policy Studies (ICRPS) Summer Institute has started and everyone would agree hosted by a very accommodating, gracious, and friendly Tuskegee University faculty and campus student body. The theme this year ‘Social Justice, Rural and Natural Resource Policy’ follows ICRPS with the focus Read More …

ICRPS 2017 – Day 9 – Monday July 3

Climate change and the bioeconomy By Daniel Woodhams, Alessandro Clo, and Marta Pagnani Introduction: Today we discussed Climate Change Adaptation and the bioeconomy. This day was representative of most ICRPS days where in a relatively short amount of time we developed a broad grasp of cutting edge policy solutions. Climate Change Adaptation The morning session Read More …

ICRPS 2017 – Day 5 – Thursday June 29

Climate Change Governance and Food Security By Polina Osipova,   Patricia Teresa Fernandez Guajardo, and Lissel Hernandez Gongora Today we began our morning reflecting on yesterday’s field trip to Priorat. During the debriefing session, each group explored the linkages between their theme (agrifood systems, rural-urban linkages, climate change and rural business), what we observed on Read More …