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Projects 2010

Title:

Agricultural practices in HNV farmland – impacts on biodiversity

Duration: 01/01/2010 – 31/12/2010
Partner: -
Funding: Ministère de l’écologie, de l’énergie et du développement rural et de la mer, France
DG Env Life+ NGO work prog.
Objectives:
  • detailed case studies in 3 contrasting regions of France
  • awareness raising conference at the policy/research interface in Paris
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Title:

Recognising environmental services of semi-natural grasslands in policy: conference

Duration: 01/01/2010 - 31/12/2010
Partner: Fundatia Adept, Romania
Funding: DG Env Life+ NGO work prog.
Fundatia Adept, Romania
Objectives:
  • Organise major international conference
  • Carry out and present preparatory case study on social, economic and environmental state of semi-natural pastures and the agricultural systems that maintain them
  • Impact on 2010 CAP reform discussions as regards recognising and paying for public goods
  • Raise awareness of importance of local action in the delivery of policy
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Title:

State of Common Grazing in Scotland

Duration: 01/01/2010 - 31/12/2010
Partner: -
Funding: DG Env Life+ NGO work prog.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise, UK
Scottish Natural Heritage, UK
Shetland Islands Council, UK
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, UK
Highland Council, UK
Objectives:
  • Provide an up-to-date account of the size and location of common grazings in Scotland and their overlap with issues of public concern such as designated areas and carbon stores
  • Provide a snapshot of current use for agriculture and to claim CAP payments through use of official statistics and questionnaire surveys
  • Arrive at interim policy conclusions; consult with farmers in discussion groups; formulate forward strategy for common grazings in time to respond to CAP discussions of 2010
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Title:

HNV farmland case study, Devon

Duration: 01/01/2010-31/12/2010
Partner: -
Funding: DG Env Life+ NGO work prog.
Devon County Council, UK
Devon Wildlife Trust, UK
Objectives:
  • Identify and characterise HNV farmland and farming systems within 3 case study areas
  • Assess socio-economic situation of these systems and carry out needs assessment
  • Arrive at policy conclusions, and describe both their type and scale
  • Feed into policy discussions leading up to 2014 and to the development of CMEF indicators
Web: Project details

Title:

HNV farmland case studies, Carmarthenshire & Wye Valley

Duration: 01/01/2010-31/12/2010
Partner: -
Funding: DG Env Life+ NGO work prog.
Countryside Council for Wales, UK
Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, UK
Objectives:
  • Identify and characterise HNV farmland and farming systems within 3 case study areas
  • Assess socio-economic situation of these systems and carry out needs assessment
  • Arrive at policy conclusions, and describe both their type and scale
  • Feed into policy discussions leading up to 2014 and to CMEF indicator development
Web: -

Title:

HNV farmland as a future strength for Irish uplands

Duration: 01/01/2010 – 31/12/2010
Partner: -
Funding: DG Env Life+ NGO work prog.
Heritage Council, Ireland
Objectives:
  • to co-ordinate and build on the work of a range of disparate projects looking, broadly, at aspects of the future of the uplands (including the Burren Life+ project, HNV farmland pilot in Connemara and the Aran Islands, socio-economic research in Kerry and in the uplands of Sligo/Leitrim and south Leinster)
  • to develop a synthesised ‘next step’ proposal using the HNV farmland concept as both an organising tool and a central environmental service around whose delivery farming support can focus
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Title:

Seminar on the protection of semi-natural grasslands

Duration: 01/01/2010 – 31/12/2010
Partner: -
Funding: DG Env Life+ NGO work prog.
Objectives:
  • to reflect on the coherence and effectiveness of a range of permanent grassland protection measures (cross-compliance; EIA Directive; Renewable Energy Directive) and especially as they relate to semi-natural grasslands
  • to gather information from a representative selection of EU states on the method and effectiveness of implementation of the various measures
  • to present this evidence and proposals for better integration, at a workshop for stakeholders in Brussels
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Title:

Exchange visits for local HNV farmland actors

Duration: 01/01/2010 – 31/12/2010
Partner: -
Funding: DG Env Life+ NGO work prog.
Fundatia Adept, Romania
Foundation for Common Land, UK
Objectives:
  • in the case of UK/Ireland – Spain: capacity building in common land CSOs in the UK and Ireland through visiting common land areas, actors and projects in the Cantabria, Asturias and Castilla y León regions of Spain
  • in the case of Romania – Spain: capacity building in farmers and a local rural development/environmental CSO in the Târnava Mare region through visiting projects in Navarra and Asturias relating to the support of shepherded systems and the management of designated areas by farming
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Title:

Pasture landscapes and nature conservation

Duration: 01/01/2010 – 31/12/2010
Partner: -
Funding: University of Rottenburg, Germany
Objectives:
  • to hold and report on an international workshop to investigate at a range of technical issues concerning pastoral systems and High Nature Value farmland (the nature of the ecological interactions and their relationship with management practices; socio-economic status and change in relevant agricultural systems and the possible effects on biodiversity values; technicalities of monitoring and evaluation under the CMEF)
Web: International Workshop

Title:

Support to HNV identification in Navarra

Duration: 01/01/2010 – 31/12/2010
Partner: -
Funding: Gestion Ambiental - Viveros y Repoblaciones de Navarra S.A., Spain
Objectives:
  • Guiding the official HNV farmland identification and characterisation exercise in Navarra
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Title:

Assessing the impact of the regionalised SFP implementation model on common land

Duration: 01/01/2010 – 31/12/2010
Partner: -
Funding: DG Env Life+ NGO work prog.
Objectives:
  • to use data collected in England and Northern Ireland, which have a partially regionalised implementation of the Single Farm Payment to investigate the possible effects on common land systems of full implementation both in the UK and the rest of the EU
  • to use data collected in Scotland, Wales and Ireland to reflect further on this question through gathering data on unclaimed forage on common grazings
Web: Project details
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