Analysis of institutional dimensions of innovation systems that support the transformation of maple syrup production from a commodity to a specialty product approach that can help anchor a territorial model of rural development.
Analysis of scientific foundations of ecoagricultural landscape approach to NRM, from biodiversity conservation, agricultural production and local livelihood perspectives.
Co-coordinating a team of faculty, instructional technology specialists, Extension Educators and forest owners in NYS and PA to create, test, and post to the web an interactive, multi-media, on-line teaching and learning platform and curriculum in forest farming.
Editing a collection of dilemma case studies in sustainable environment and food systems, including chapters on how to write them and use them in the classroom, for publication in an open access environment, based on the curriculum I co-developed for the Global Seminar.
Presentation to maple producers of findings from survey of their characteristics.
Facilitation of deliberative process to create a framework of goals, criteria, indicators and means of measurement for monitoring and evaluating ecoagriculture landscapes that engages local and external stakeholders.