About Shaping rural development policy and practice in the UK, Europe and further afield.
The Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI) is a collaboration between the University of Gloucestershire, the Royal Agricultural University and Hartpury College for the purposes of research, education and knowledge exchange.
It intends to have a clear client-led focus in the conduct of applied research, postgraduate education, continuing professional training, knowledge exchange and consultancy.
Over 85% of our research is judged as internationally significant, rigorous, and high quality. (REF 2021).