German case studies

 

Case study 1: Albstadt

Albstadt © Natascha Lepp, IFAB

 

Type of farming: Extensive mixed pasture and arable farming

GBI present: medium / high

Change drivers / threats: both intensification and abandonment


Case study 2: Tauberbischofsheim

Tauberbischofsheim  © Anja Eirich

Type of farming: fairly intensive arable

GBI present: low

Change drivers / threats: Intensive arable management with pressure on biodiversity and water resources.