Spanish case studies

Case study 1: Iberian Dehesa in Extremadura

Dehesa © Gerado Moreno Marcos

 

Type of farming: HNV wood pasture - extensive

GBI present:  high

Change drivers / threats: Abandonment and Intensification (loss of semi-natural features).


 

Case study 2: Dry cereal cropland in Castilla-La Mancha​

Mixed arable © Mario Diáz

 

 

Type of farming: Extensive arable farming

GBI present: medium

Change drivers / threats: Intensification (loss of semi-natural features) and aridification. Locally reafforestation with pines