Social Researcher, Hannah Baker shares how her team is working to ensure farmers’ voices are ‘on the table’ during discussions about farming policy.
Hannah is a Social Researcher in the Future Farming Insights and Evaluation Team (part of Future Farming Analysis and Evidence) in Defra.
Hannah is responsible for conducting and organising research, such as interviews and focus groups, with the farming community. The insights from this research are then shared with colleagues across the Future Farming and Countryside Programme.
Hannah's team works to make sure the reality of farming ‘on the ground’ is captured and understood. This is used to inform agricultural policy design and delivery.
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