Davies, Isabel
May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/30/2008, p54
Trade Publication
The article examines the impact of changes in the 2008-2009 funding of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) in Great Britain. Changes in the eligibility criteria for Environmental Action Fund Grants has left Linking Environment and Farming (LEAF) with a funding gap which is likely to hit its demonstration programme. As part of the 2008/09 settlement, Natural England has also been hit by a cut which takes its core budget.


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