publication . Article . 2011

Assessing the environmental performance of English arable and livestock holdings using data from the Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN)

Alice Mauchline;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2011 Journal: Journal of Environmental Management, volume 92, pages 902-909 (issn: 0301-4797, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Agri-environment schemes (AESs) have been implemented across EU member states in an attempt to reconcile agricultural production methods with protection of the environment and maintenance of the countryside. To determine the extent to which such policy objectives are being fulfilled, participating countries are obliged to monitor and evaluate the environmental, agricultural and socio-economic impacts of their AESs. However, few evaluations measure precise environmental outcomes and critically,there are no agreed methodologies to evaluate the benefits of particular agri-environmental measures, or\ud to track the environmental consequences of changing agricultural...
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free text keywords: Environmental Engineering, Waste Management and Disposal, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, General Medicine, Rural area, Agricultural productivity, Footprint, Environmental impact assessment, Accounting, business.industry, business, Arable land, Survey data collection, Environmental resource management, Computer network, Agriculture, Engineering, Livestock, S1
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