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Land Resources and Regulatory Influences

Two million hectare shortfall in UK land possible by 2030, study finds

26 Jun 2014

Cambridge-hosted industry platform calls for joint action plan with government

New EU reforms fail European wildlife

05 Jun 2014

Despite political proclamation of increased environmental focus, experts argue that the European Union’s recent agricultural reforms are far too weak to have any positive impact on the continent’s shrinking farmland biodiversity, and call on member states to take action. Read More

Green and pleasant land: A farm near East Meon in Hampshire.

Farming loved but misunderstood, survey shows

23 Aug 2012

A YouGov Cambridge poll has revealed widespread affection for agriculture, even though there is a surprising level of ignorance about the sector and its contribution to the economy.


Gola Forest credit Jeremy Lindsell

Canopy commerce: forest conservation and poverty alleviation

03 Feb 2012

Innovative approaches for protecting the future of Sierra Leone’s Gola Forest – globally important for its biodiversity and its carbon reserves – are being developed by a collaboration of conservation agencies and University of Cambridge researchers.

Responsible farming

Nature’s value to business

12 Jul 2011

A programme convening business leaders and policy makers is helping to identify the value to business of nature – and the step changes needed to build food security – as its co-Directors explain.


People specializing in this area

  • Regulatory framework for land and development
  • Economics of land use change
  • Impact of demographic & climate change on future policy drivers