California Water Action Plan | CRAE Strategies for Success | Food Systems Leader Joins Ag Innovations
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INNOVATION NEWSWIRE

June 23, 2015 | Volume 2

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June Innovation Newswire

In this issue, we take a look at the California Water Action Plan as the first succinct, centralized, and actionable water mandate in California’s history. We also review five key strategies that the California Roundtable on Agriculture and the Environment employs for successful collaboration and problem solving. And, finally, we are proud to announce that Lucy Norris, a nationally recognized food systems leader, has joined Ag Innovations as Regional Food Systems Program Director. More updates from our Impact Area blogs and Approach blog can be found on our website. 

In This Issue

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A Strategic, Connected, and Adaptive California Water Action Plan

In California’s multiple responses to the drought, there is one key initiative that remains relatively unknown: the California Water Action Plan. The Plan calls for coordinated action to address the dynamic and interconnected challenges faced by the state’s water system. Efficient and effective coordination is exactly what is needed, but the question is, how do the actions of multiple agencies align to advance solutions that are strategic, connected, and adaptive?

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5 Key Strategies to CRAE Success

The California Roundtable on Agriculture and the Environment (CRAE) has been collaborating for the past ten years to address tough challenges at the intersection of agriculture and the environment. This post outlines five key stratgies that empower CRAE to work successfully through contentious issues to build consensus and create meaningful outcomes for agriculture and the environment. 

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Nationally Recognized Food Systems Leader Joins Ag Innovations

Ag Innovations is pleased to announce that Lucy Norris has joined our team as our Regional Food Systems Program Director. Lucy joins us after eight years in Seattle where she was most recently the Director of Marketing for Northwest Agriculture Business Center. She collaborated with farmers, businesses, and partner organizations to develop the Puget Sound Food Hub to increase farm sales, reduce costs and waste, address regulatory requirements, improve food safety standards, and increase access to locally produced foods.

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