This article has been published on the Defra Future Farming blog. It was written by Stephen Ayres and posted on: 31 January 2023. The link at the bottom will take you to this page on the Defra website.
The Environmental Improvement Plan sets out the actions we must take to help us restore nature, tackle environmental pollution, and increase the prosperity of our country.
Published today on GOV.UK, it builds on both the 25 Year Environment Plan and the Environment Act 2021. The former sets out what we will do to improve the environment, within a generation. The latter sets out our legally-binding, long-term targets to restore nature.
In this post, I’d like to explain what the Environmental Improvement Plan means in the context of our work and, by extension, what this means for farmers and land managers in England. Read more >>