Wayne Caldwell, University of Guelph

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Professor Guelph, Ontario wcaldwel@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 56420

Bio/Research

Dr. Caldwell's research projects include:
- Planning for healthy rural communities and populations
- Measuring farmland loss
- Planning for agriculture - Canadian perspectives
- Immigration in rural communities
- Co-ops and the local food system
- Best Practices in the U...


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Bio/Research

Dr. Caldwell's research projects include:
- Planning for healthy rural communities and populations
- Measuring farmland loss
- Planning for agriculture - Canadian perspectives
- Immigration in rural communities
- Co-ops and the local food system
- Best Practices in the Use of Nature/Natural Systems to Create New Economic Activity
- On-farm diversification
- Local Food Systems in Northern Ontario (and the role of the Mennonite and Amish Community)
- Planning for Food Security in the Commonwealth
- Rural Community Economic Development
- Facilitation Strategies for Community Engagement: A Municipal Perspective
- Planning for Rural Resilience

He has lectured across Canada on the future of rural communities and has published extensively in the areas of planning, community development, agricultural land preservation, siting livestock facilities, rural land use, and the environment. He is an experienced facilitator with a primary focus on issues of change in rural and agricultural communities.

He is the past president of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and he has served on the Council for the Canadian Institute of Planners. He is also the past president of the Association of Canadian University Planning Programs.

Caldwell holds a Ph.D. in Regional Planning and Resources Development from the University of Waterloo and is an active member in the planning profession.


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