Changing rural economies

    Professor Hurriyet Babacan is the Research Director for the Rural Economies Centre of Excellence (RECoE). RECoE is a first-of-its-kind rural economic research collaboration comprised of four Queensland Universities: The University of Queensland, James Cook University, Central Queensland University & the University of Southern Queensland.

    RECoE is running a webinar research and discussion series that discusses important and relevant issues for rural and regional Queensland. The 2nd webinar to be held 18th November at 10.30am. The webinar is titled ‘Vibrance and Viability- The Future for Regions‘

    Allan Dale is the JCU project lead for RECoE is one of the presenters and panelist for the 2nd webinar. His presentation is on ‘Pathways for managing rural and regional economic and social transitions’ and will focus on;

    • What are the drivers/trends for regional economic and community transitions?
    • What are the key dimensions emerging from community transitions work (eg: livability, human capacity, technology)?
    • What are the multiple pathways to transition across regional community transitions projects (cultural/tourism, ecosystems services, manufacturing, value added ag, health and human services)?
    • What are the government and systems frameworks as enablers?

    You can register for this free forum HERE

    If you missed the first online forum, Emerging Environmental Markets, the audio recording, and PowerPoint presentations are available from the RECoE website.

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