31 Aug 2018
Do you want to shape the future of land management in Wales? Find out about responding to the public consultation from our webinar 05.09.18
Webinar: Brexit and our land: Securing the future of Welsh farming
Date: 5 September 2018, 2pm
Welsh Government want your views on their proposals on future
support for farming and land management in Wales.
Welsh Government are consulting on the proposals for a planned,
multi-year transition and seeking views on:
- A new land management programme consisting of an
Economic Resilience Scheme and a Public Goods Scheme.
- How the specific schemes that will deliver the support
should be designed.
consultation is an important opportunity for all
stakeholders - farming and forestry related businesses,
environmental organisations, local authorities, members of the
public, professional bodies and others - to provide their views on
what actions we should take to support land managers after we leave
the European Union.
By the end of this webinar you will understand:
- What the consultation is about and how it relates to
current legislation and priorities for the environment and rural
- Why the consultation matters to your work
- How to respond to the consultation
This webinar will be delivered in English but contributions and
questions are welcomed in Welsh or English.
To book please click the link:
(The closing date for the consultation is 30 October 2018)
More information about the 'Brexit and our land: Securing
the future of Welsh farming' Consultation
Welsh Government has set out five principles for
- Principle 1 - We need to keep land managers on the land.
- Principle 2 - Food production is vital for our nation.
- Principle 3 - We need to ensure our farming and forestry
businesses can be prosperous and resilient, whatever the nature of
- Principle 4 - Future support will focus on delivering
additional public goods from our land.
- Principle 5 - Our new schemes should be accessible to all.
Key areas of activity Welsh Government will support through the
two proposed schemes:
- Increasing market potential
- Improving productivity
- Effective risk management
- Knowledge exchange, skills and innovation
- Carbon sequestration and decarbonisation to mitigate the
effects of climate change
- Reducing flood risk
- Increasing habitat resilience
- Improving air and water quality
Read what different organisations have to say about the
future of land management in Wales: