22 Aug 2017
The Natural Resources Policy (NRP) is the second statutory product of the Environment (Wales) Act.
The focus of the
Natural Resources Policy is the sustainable
management of Wales' natural resources, to maximise their
contribution to achieving goals within the Well-being of
Future Generations Act.
The policy sets out three National
- Delivering nature-based solutions,
- Increasing renewable energy and resource efficiency,
- Taking a place-based approach
Natural Resources Policy
sets the context for Area Statements, which will be produced
by Natural Resources Wales, ensuring that the national priorities
for sustainable management of natural resources inform the approach
to local delivery.
Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs,
Lesley Griffiths, said:
"Working with nature and being more efficient with our natural
resources has crucial benefits - less pollution, less waste and
less impact. Managing them to best effect can play an important
role in supporting our communities and future competitiveness,
creating jobs and new business opportunities in Wales."
Download the Natural Resources Policy