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university of montreal
holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science (1970).
He was Professor of Geography at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, from 1970
to 1990, and Director of the Local Development Program, a pan-Canadian program
in partnership between the University of Waterloo and the Canadian Association
for Economic Development, 1984 to 1990. He was a Full Professor in Geography at
the University of Montreal from 1990 to 2014, and Adjunct Professor since then.
He was Vice-President (1996-2000) and President (2000-2006) of the Commission
of the International Geographical Union on the Sustainable Development of Rural
Systems. He was Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Regional Science
from 1997 to 2010. He is Adjunct Professor) in the School of Environmental
Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph, Ontario (since September 2012).
His very extensive publications and presentations can be consulted on his
Research Gate profile.
and Urban Agriculture and Rural Development: Christopher Bryant is a
world-recognized leader in rural and small town research and in the
transformation of agricultural peri-urban territories and their planning,
management and governance. This research has been funded for over 40 years on a
constant basis. His research projects are currently being pursued in Canada,
France and the EU. His project in this domain have been funded regularly for
over 40 years. Strategic
planning and management and the concertation of actors and citizens in the
field of local and regional development and the integration of the principles
of sustainable development into these processes. The dynamics of local and
regional development processes are fully integrated in his two other research
of human activities to climate change, particularly agriculture and tourism, in
Quebec and Ontario. His research in this field also deals with the
co-construction of collective actions and public policies in order to enhance
the adaptation capacity of different actors. His research in this field has
been funded by ongoing research grants and contracts for 20 years.