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Farm policy clarity needed to help meet climate targets

In this article for the Press & Journal, Professor Davy McCracken discusses the need for action and clarity with regards to future farm policy if climate targets are to be met.

Recent key reports such as the Farming for 1.5 degrees report and consultations via the Farmer Led Groups have acknowledged the need for a transition period of a new support policy. The policy framework should reward those that deliver public goods, but it is also important that this policy transition begin as soon as possible.

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McCracken July 2021 Farm policy clarity needed