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Abstract

Climate change objectives are now featured in a wide range of policies, including the European Rural Development Programme, which promotes sustainable agricultural interventions. This study describes the net greenhouse gas emissions for these interventions across Europe. The findings could help policymakers to better meet multiple social, economic and environmental objectives, although the authors say a broader perspective may be needed to determine the overall benefit of interventions.
Original languageEnglish
No.449
Specialist publicationScience for Environment Policy (SfEP)
PublisherDirectorate-General Environment, European Commission
Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 2016

Keywords

  • Agriculture
  • Rural development
  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Europe

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