project . 2016 - 2019 . Closed

HNV-Link

High Nature Value Farming: Learning, Innovation and Knowledge.
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 696391 Call for proposal: H2020-ISIB-2015-1
  • Funded under: H2020 | CSA Overall Budget: 2,230,220 EURFunder Contribution: 2,230,220 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Apr 2016
    End Date
    31 Mar 2019
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
High nature value (HNV) farmland designates “those areas in Europe where agriculture is a major land use and where that agriculture supports, or is associated with, either a high species and habitat diversity or the presence of species of European conservation concern, or both”. They are an important component of European agriculture, notably in terms of biodiversity, cultural landscape, territorial cohesion, quality products and employment. However, abandonment, degradation, economic and social marginalisation are long-standing challenges for the associated farming systems which are still under considerable pressure. For national and local authorities, the Euro...
Description
High nature value (HNV) farmland designates “those areas in Europe where agriculture is a major land use and where that agriculture supports, or is associated with, either a high species and habitat diversity or the presence of species of European conservation concern, or both”. They are an important component of European agriculture, notably in terms of biodiversity, cultural landscape, territorial cohesion, quality products and employment. However, abandonment, degradation, economic and social marginalisation are long-standing challenges for the associated farming systems which are still under considerable pressure. For national and local authorities, the Euro...
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