WIT Press


Afforestation Of Agricultural Land As A Measure Of Management And Development Of Rural Areas

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030601

Volume

67

Pages

8

Published

2003

Size

466.08 kb

Author(s)

G. Arabatzis & O. Christopoulou

Abstract

The key measures for the environmental protection of agricultural land in the EEC countries, constitute accompanying measures of reformed Common Agricultural Policy. These measures concern the Reg. 2078/92/EEC about "crop production methods, compatible with environmental protection and conservation of landscape", the Reg. 2079/92/EEC about " farmers' early retirement" and the Reg. 2080/92/EEC (article 3 1 of the Reg. 1257/99/EEC) about "forest measures in agriculture". With regard to the applications of the last Regulation in Greece, it led to the afforestation of 22,777 Ha of broadleaves species (Robinia pseudoacacia, Juglans regia, Populus sp.) The cost was approx

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