This article was originally published on Farming UK.
“Scottish farmers are to take part in a project to assess the value of natural assets to help them make decisions that will protect the environment and the land that they work on.
The trial will apply the international Natural Capital Protocol to land-based businesses on two estates in Moray which are run by Crown Estate Scotland. It is hoped the initiative will help put Scotland at the forefront of developing new ways of assessing how farmers manage land and environment.
Crown Estate Scotland contributed insights on its work at the World Forum on Natural Capital which took place in Edinburgh in November. The pilot project will be completed in March 2018.
Read on at: Farming UK.