EU policies & strategies

Authors: Ruta Landgrebe, Sandra Naumann

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This section provides an overview of the EU policies, strategies and initiatives directly or indirectly pertinent to land degradation and desertification generally as well as in cropland, grazing land, forests & shrubland more specifically. The relevant policies are listed ┬╗Overview of EU policies and strategies related to LEDD. These include all existing environmental policies as well as relevant sectoral polices at the EU level. The selection of policies for the analysis is based on the ecosystem services that cropland provides, taking into consideration the global as well as national pressures on cropland resources.This chapter provides an overview of the EU policies, strategies and initiatives directly or indirectly pertinent to land degradation and desertification generally as well as in cropland more specifically. The relevant policies are listed in Table 6 below. These include all existing environmental policies as well as relevant sectoral polices at the EU level. The selection of policies for the analysis is based on the ecosystem services that cropland provides, taking into consideration the global as well as national pressures on cropland resources.

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