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Episode 2: A Resilience Framework
Farmers live complexity every day and researchers struggle to find a simple framework that can cover all of the aspects that affect rural resilience. The ‘Heartland Strong’ research team needed to build a world-leading interdisciplinary framework to bring social and physical science together.
In this episode, host Denise Bewsell, speaks to Bill Kaye-Blake, who is an agricultural economist and is also one of the co-authors of the book ‘Heartland Strong’ about why existing research frameworks could not have applied to this project.
Bill explains the importance of government policy ‘rural proofing’ it’s thinking to avoid unintended consequences.
Watch the video here: