Briefing 3/ July 2018: GBI and the CAP Reform proposals
Marsden, K., Jay, M.
The European Commission’s proposals for the CAP 2021 were published on 1 June 2018. The two main novelties in the proposals addressed by the briefing are the replacement of “greening” with “eco-schemes” and an “advanced environmental conditionality” and the increased flexibility given to member states in implementing the CAP. The BIOGEA briefing on the topic describes how these changes may affect the presence and condition of Green and Blue Infrastructures (GBI) in agricultural landscapes.