Wednesday, October 19, 2016

What is the future for agri-environmental schemes?

What is the future for agri-environmental schemes post Brexit? This blog post considers some of the issues: The fate of agri-environmental schemes

The record of the schemes has been mixed and they are context dependent. The recent emphasis has tended to be on the reduction of species loss. Will there be a greater emphasis in future on agricultural landscapes?

As with other aspects of post-Brexit agricultural policy, there needs to be a debate about what the policy objectives should be and what priority should be attached to different objectives.

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