Dartmoor farm businesses flourish with focus on environmental recovery

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27 September, 2023


The Dartmoor Review provides an opportunity for the UK government to improve support for the restoration of nature and the wider environment on Dartmoor. Our analysis shows farm businesses on Dartmoor would be more sustainable and profitable by reducing grazing to a level that allows nature to recover, provided public payments offer farmers a fair price for the resulting environmental improvement. This change has a negligible impact on UK food production, and Dartmoor would continue to supply meat to local markets.

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Lydia Collas, senior policy analyst

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