Checklist for Sustainable Landscape Management. Final report by J.D. van Mansvelt

By J.D. van Mansvelt

This paintings is an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, widely-calibrated record for european sustainable panorama administration, that is meant to serve either as an analytical software of reference in addition to a layout software for neighborhood, local and eu coverage making on sustainable developments.

The device has been built out of a multidisciplinary research in ecu international locations which used to be designed to determine what will be the total requisites for a sustainable administration of the panorama of rural components. may those conditions be introduced jointly in a finished procedure with enough consistency to conform with the idea that the panorama is an entity, which might be controlled consequently? Cooperation of the medical specialists with these serious about the sensible aspect, and alternating plenary reporting with subgroup visits to farms within the rural landscapes of the members' nations, allowed for the improvement of a few really interdisciplinary teamwork. natural agriculture has been integrated to determine how natural agriculture contributes to the agricultural panorama

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Vereijken (1996a, 1996b, 1998) emphasises the importance of the multifunctional crop rotation, which is the major method to achieve results desired in productivity, energy efficiency and soil fertility (incl. mineral balance). Besides, the multifunctional crop rotation supports plant species diversity and prevents/ reduces the use of pesticides. A good crop rotation (Vereijken 1996, 1998) should: • • • • • • Prevent the existence of a too high share of genetically and phytopathologically related groups (species and families) which share pests or plant diseases.

It is the challenge for co-operative and interdisciplinary judgement building, which becomes much more interesting then fighting questions about the best and ultimately decisive disciplines. Referring to the multi-functionality of landscape, interdisciplinary cooperation, as indicated above, seems the most plausible, feasible and promising approach. An interdisciplinary approach and the Maslov theory are the methods applied in this study and will be further explained throughout the other parts of the study and especially in chapter 3 about the criteria for the ecological realm, the social realm and the psycho-cultural realm.

And can also vary within the region's socio-economic conditions, as well as its human capacities and cultural values. 1. Column 3 concerns the economic criteria and column 4 concerns the social criteria for sustainable landscape management. : psychology and physiognomy/cultural geography. 2). 1, which forms with its six columns the Table of the Checklist. The main criteria of each column are presented in bold and 14 inch letters and the sub-criteria are presented in bold and 12 Inch letters. For each main criterion and sub-criterion a TARGET is given to serve the criteria and to give the reasons why they are mentioned as criteria.

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