Public Goods – soil health

Project Summary: Reviewing the evidence on agricultural interventions for improving soil health to inform future land-use policy in Yorkshire and the UK.

Project Team: Professor Pippa Chapman, Samuel Eze – University of Leeds, Sian De Bell – University of York, Finn Barlow-Duncan – iCASP

Advisors and reviewers: Professor Jonathan Leake, Dr Ruth Little – University of Sheffield, Professor Mark Reed – University of Newcastle, Dr Julia Martin-Ortega, Dr Paul Kay, Professor Les Firbank, Professor Joseph Holden, Professor Bill Kunin, Dr Guy Ziv – University of Leeds, Professor Colin Brown, Dr Thorunn Helgason, Professor Piran White – University of York ,William Crookshank, Iain McDonald – Environment Agency, Mark Phillips, Rob Burnett – Natural England, James Copeland – National Farmers Union, Andrew Walker – Yorkshire Water, Paul Burgess – Nidderdale AONB (and Northern Upland Chain Local Nature Partnership), Charles Forman – Dales to Vales River Network, Steve Cann – Sustainable Futures, Guy Thompson – White Rose Forest, Rob Stoneman – Leeds City Region Local Nature Partnership.

Duration: June 2018 – September 2018

Resources:  Downloadable from iCASP website.

Updates:  Track progress on this project

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