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Biodiversity, landscape, cultural heritage plan - SE KRAV Standards 2006

Mattsson, Eva (2006) Biodiversity, landscape, cultural heritage plan - SE KRAV Standards 2006. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

The standards are requiring that all famers shall have a plan for the management of nature and cultural heritage. This is a plan which identifies areas with rich biodiversity and important cultural heritages on the farm. It also gives advice for how these should be handled to be conserved and enhanced.(KRAV Standards paragraph 3.1.8).

Difference

This is an additional requirement which is not covered in the EU Regulation 2092/91.

Justification

Biodiversity is an important area in organic agriculture. There has been an difficulty to cover the conservation and enhancement of biodiversity and also of cultural heritages. This standard has been agreed upon after a wide stakeholder consultation.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Care of environment - not in EC Reg > Biodiversity and landscape

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Environmental care/environmental impact > Nature conservation
Environmental care/environmental impact > Landscape
Environmental care/environmental impact > Habitats
Country/Standard: Europe > Sweden > Krav
Principles:Principle of care
Ecological principle
ID Code:1065
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:27 Aug 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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