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Carla Barlagne

Carla Barlagne

Carla Barlagne

Carla Barlagne

 +44 (0)344 928 5428

The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK


Carla Barlagne is a researcher in agricultural and rural economics working in the Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences (SEGS) research group at the James Hutton Institute.

She has a background in agronomy, agricultural economics and behavioural economics. Prior to joining The James Hutton Institute she has received her PhD from The University of the French West Indies and the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and carried a one-year postdoc at INRA (Guadeloupe, French West Indies/Paris, France).

Her research investigates the generation, uptake and development of various forms of innovation (technological, organisational or social innovation) within socio-ecological systems.  She focuses on understanding the barriers and enabling factors of innovation. She also explores the link between the management of agrobiodiversity and the resilience of food chains.

Leading Ideas

  • Agricultural Systems and Land Management
  • Crop Genetics

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.3 - Productive and Sustainable Land Management
  • 2.3.2 Protecting genetic diversity