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POTENTIAL FOR AND CONSEQUENCES OF EXTENSIFICATION OF BEEF AND SHEEP PRODUCTION ON THE GRASSLANDS OF THE EC

Objective



This concerted action aims:

1) To describe the need and potential for extensification under the reformed CAP.
2) To define the impact of extensification on the economics/profitability of production systems, on the environment and on the quality of the meat.
3) To identify new methodologies for extensification research and to hasten their exchange and adaptation.
4) To assess the outcome from extensification research, and to make proposals for future research.

Funding Scheme

CON - Coordination of research actions

Coordinator

TEAGASC, AGRICULTURE AND FOOD DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Address

Dunsany Co Meath
Ireland

Participants (6)

INSTITUT DE L'ELEVAGE
France
Address
Rue De Bercy
Paris
Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research
United Kingdom
Address
North Wyke Research Station
EX20 2SB Okehampton
MACAULAY LAND USE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
United Kingdom
Address
Craigiebuckler
AB15 8QH Aberdeen
NATIONAL INST. FOR ANIMAL NUTRITION
Belgium
Address

Melle Gontrode
TEAGASC
Ireland
Address

Dunsany
UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA
Spain
Address

Zaragoza