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Dr Keith Matthews

Dr Keith Matthews

Keith Matthews

 +44 (0)344 928 5428

The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK


Dr Matthews is a senior research scientist with 19 years experience of working in and leading, inter-disciplinary research across social, natural and computational sciences. He is Work Package Coordinator for Rural Industries. His work for SEFARI also includes how rural economies can adapt to external drivers, and the  environmental sustainability and circularity of the rural economy. He is also leading a team undertaking scenario analysis of option for reform of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Single Farm Payment in collaboration with Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services Division.


Leading Ideas

  • Rural Economy
  • Rural Economy Sustainability

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
  • 2.4 - Rural Industries
  • 2.4.2 How rural economies can adapt to key external drivers
  • 2.4.3 Environmental sustainability and circularity of the rural economy