Agroecology Research Collaboration

The Agroecology Research Collaboration (ARC) is a recently established partnership between The Landworkers' Alliance, Community Supported Agriculture Network, Organic Growers Alliance and The Ecological Land Cooperative. The project aims to put the research needs of grassroots landworkers and their organisations more firmly on the agendas of universities and research centres. The appointed Research Coordinator, Kate Briton, will be creating a joint agenda of research priorities for our organisations and building a database of contacts with academics and university departments who might be able to help us meet those research needs. They will also be the person to whom research enquiries can be directed, and will be developing a guidance booklet to help research students/academics understand the needs of the landworker subjects who they want to research. The project will be led by a steering group composed of representatives of the ARC members. If you have ideas of research projects that would help move forward the agroecology movement in the UK email kate.briton@landworkersalliance.org.uk