BBSRC/Defra/NERC Workshop on sustainable intensification – Building on our research foundations

Wednesday, 28th February 2018

Venue:The Woodland Grange Hotel, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 6RN

BBSRC, Defra and NERC, in partnership with the Sustainable Intensification Research Network (SIRN), are holding a workshop for researchers with interests in or expertise relevant to the sustainable intensification (SI) of agriculture. This workshop aims to build on the legacy of Defra’s Sustainable Intensification and provide opportunities to link with other current sustainable intensification activities. 

envecon 2018: Applied Environmental Economics Conference

Friday, 9th March 2018 - 8:45 to 19:30

The UK Network of Environmental Economists (UKNEE) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for envecon 2018: Applied Environmental Economics Conference which is being held at The Royal Society, London.

John Curnow, Chief Economist for Defra, will give the keynote speech on the messages of the 25 Year Environment Plan and how our community can help put the plan into practice.  The plenary following the keynote will provide an opportunity to hear reactions from three key stakeholder groups: agriculture, nature conservation and water.

We expect over 200 delegates from academia, consultancy and public & private sectors showcasing the latest research & practical experience in parallel paper and poster sessions covering Natural Capital Accounting,  Economic Valuation, Measuring & Influencing Preferences, Energy, Environmental policy post-Brexit,  Marine Environment, Managing Resources for Multiple Gains and Land Use and Economic Appraisal

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#envecon2018 is sponsored by the Office for National Statistics