22 February: Grassroots policies for Farming, Food and Wildlife

Part 7 in this series on policies for farming, food and wildlife will focus on the commons and wildlife.

Event | 05.02.24

Join us for a lively and informative discussion in Part 7 of our webinar series, with guest speakers:

The panel will be chaired by Simon Duffy, President of Citizen Network and Director of Citizen Network Research.

This online event has been organised by Alicia Hull in partnership with Citizen Network.

DATE: Thursday 22nd February 2024
TIME: 6:30pm GMT

For tickets please visit our Action Network page:


Guy Standing is a Professorial Research Associate at SOAS University of London and a founding member and honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), a non-governmental organisation that promotes a basic income for all. He is a member of the Progressive Economy Forum (UK). In 2022 he was asked to join the technical advisory panels for two basic income pilots: a Welsh government initiative for care leavers in Wales and a large-scale experiment in Catalonia organised by the regional government. An acclaimed author, Guy's recent publications include: The Blue Commons: Rescuing the Economy of the Sea (Penguin, 2022); Battling Eight Giants: Basic Income Now (Bloomsbury, 2020); Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth (Penguin, 2019); Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen (Penguin, 2017).

Vicki Hird FRES has over 30 years experience of working for the environment, farming, food and justice. Vicki is the Strategic Lead on Agriculture at The Wildlife Trusts. She was the Head of Sustainable Farming for Sustain, the alliance for better food and farming and previously worked at Friends of the Earth and War on Want. She has been an expert consultant for many NGOs and been on advisory groups for government. Vicki is the author of Rebugging the Planet and Perfectly Safe to Eat? The facts on food, and continues to share her knowledge through writing and social media.