European project aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of “greening” the Common Agricultural Policy
The aim of the LISA project (Landscape, Infrastructures and Sustainable Agriculture) is to assess the environmental infrastructures in the agricultural landscape and the effectiveness of the Common Agricultural Policy in generating benefits in an agricultural setting. The Global Nature Foundation co-ordinates the work in Spain through the sampling of over 2,500 hectares in Castilla y León and Castilla La Mancha.
This project is under way in Germany, Spain, France, Hungary, Italy, Poland, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic and Romania. The participating entities are: Czech Society for Ornithology, Fundatia ADEPT, Institute for Agroecology and Biodiversity (IFAB) (co-ordinator), Institute of Environmental and Landscape Management (Szent Istvan University), Instituto Nazionale di Economia Agraria (INEA), Joint Research Centre (JRC), Pracownia Przyrodnicza, Rob Schröder Consult, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), Solagro, University of South Bohemia.