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Sustainable Farmland Management: Transdiciplinary Approaches by R Fish, S Seymour, M Steven, Charles Watkins

By R Fish, S Seymour, M Steven, Charles Watkins

Interpreting the connection among sustainability and farmland administration in diffeing tempoarla spatial and creation contexts - this ebook considers famrland multifuctionality, structures and sytemic considering, the debates over details, wisdom and moral features.

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2003) Productivism is allegedly dead, long live productivism. Evidence of continued productivist attitudes and decision-making in south east England. Journal of Rural Studies 19, 491-502. Warburton, D. (1998) A passionate dialogue: community and sustainable development. In: Warburton, D. ) Community and Sustainable Development: Participation in the Future. Earthscan, London, UK, 1-39. Warner, J. ) (2007) Multi-stakeholder Platforms for Integrated Water Management. Ashgate Aldershot, UK. , Ilbery, B.

Here we turn to the two points above, namely that there is an organized willingness to remain ambiguous, and that even holistic approaches to science cannot guide us. Yet there is also a significant power issue here, namely that vested interest capital seeks to retain its control over non-sustainable agricultural practices. This is why the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) remain impregnable to promoting and financially supporting sustainable agricultural practices.

Examples are taken from the Allerton Project, a long term case study managed by the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (formerly the Game 18 Agendas for sustainable farmland management Conservancy Trust) at Loddington, Leicestershire, UK. 166) and the need to take account of farmers’ cultural values. Drummond and Harris (Chapter 15) assess the benefits of sustainable farming systems and focus on the promotion of Integrated Farm Management systems by the charity Linking Environment and Farming (LEAF).

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