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Joanna Ferreria

Joanna Ferreria

Joanna Ferreria

 0131 535 4153

Scotland’s Rural College
W Mains Rd


As an ecologist and an ecological economist, I am interested in:

  • conservation behaviour and its socio-economic determinants,
  • valuation of ecosystem services,
  • sustainable forestry and agriculture (both in developed and developing countries),
  • ecological quality indicators,
  • spider ecology, and
  • environmental education.

Leading Ideas

  • Rural Economy

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
  • 2.4.1 Resilience of rural economies to key external drivers
  • Theme 3: Food, Health and Wellbeing
  • 3.1 - Improving Primary Produce
  • 3.1.4 Preventing food waste