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Northern Ireland has a target to create 1,000 hectares of new woodland a year, however a wide range of factors mean that only about 1,000 hectares (in total) have been planted since 2012
Briefing on Agriculture Bill for Second Reading debate, Wednesday
10 October 2018
Labour will make forestry integral to a whole range of policy areas in a “stronger, deeper” way, according to the party’s Shadow Environment Secretary.
The forestry sector must unite behind a positive vision of the future to grasp the unique opportunity presented by the re-shaping of rural policy and funding after Brexit.
Confor has pledged to "re-double its efforts" to ensure forestry has a strong voice in the design and delivery of rural policy and funding after Brexit.
WILL rural policy and funding in the UK after Brexit include a genuinely fresh approach to land use and the countryside - and will that include ‘Fair Play for Forestry?'
Tree planting must be made easier to encourage investment in Northumberland and offer new opportunities in the uplands after Brexit, a forestry summit has been told.
Help us to ensure a flourishing future for forestry in Wales after Brexit
The UK government has been consulting on policy proposals for how
to replace the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) after Brexit. Eleanor Harris reports on Confor’s response.
A thriving and sustainable future for the UK countryside after Brexit depends on a fresh approach to land use policy and funding that recognises much more than just farming.