Professor Davy MCracken discusses recommendations made to the Hill, Upland & Crofting farmer-led group and highlights the importance in recognising that biodiversity management and carbon sequestration opportunities vary from sector to sector.
While recognising the differences between farming sectors, Davy and colleagues argue for future support policy to ensure there is a common starting point – in terms of providing biodiversity benefits on the ground – before seeking to deliver more sector-specific measures focusses on climate change mitigation.
You can read the full article here: McCracken, D. 2021. Uphill battle to progress change in farm biodiversity. Press & Journal, 28th March 2021.