Theme | Nature recovery

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The overall aim of SoilCare was to identify and evaluate promising soil-improving cropping systems and agronomic techniques that increase the profitability and sustainability of agriculture across Europe.

State of Farming in Exmoor study

In November 2014, the CCRI won a new research project to explore the current state of Exmoor farming and analyse how it may change in the future.
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How to improve sustainable competitiveness & innovation of EU agriculture

This study, commissioned by the European Parliament, reviewed the extent to which the current CAP and related EU policies promote sustainable competitiveness and innovation in agriculture. It also assessed the current legislative proposals for CAP reform. Findings of the research suggest…



RECARE was a multidisciplinary research project of 27 different organisations that assessed the threats to Europe's soils and identified innovative solutions to prevent further soil degradation.