Environmental land management needs to deliver for farmers, foresters and land managers. Because it’s a big and complex area, it’s tempting to consider these groups of people separately, but for our policies and schemes to truly work, we need to bring these groups together. In this post, I'll explain how we're doing that.
Catherine Boyd is stakeholder engagement lead for the Future Farming Countryside Programme’s environmental land management work.
Catherine and her team are responsible for ensuring stakeholders and users are involved in the development and creation of the Sustainable Farming Incentive, Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.
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