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Title: Farmland for tomorrow in densely populated areas
Authors: Vandermeulen, Valerie ×
Gellynck, Xavier
Van Huylenbroeck, Guido
Van Orshoven, Jos
Bomans, Kirsten #
Issue Date: Oct-2009
Publisher: Butterworths
Series Title: Land Use Policy vol:26 issue:4 pages:859-868
Abstract: The paper describes the results of a research that aimed to come up with a well structured method to estimate future farmland requirements in densely populated areas. By using in depth interviews, scenario analysis and strategic orientation rounds, a method is developed to support policy optimization and to explore alternative future developments. The method is applied to the case of agriculture in the Flemish part of Belgium to show the feasibility of the model and to provide input for the discussion among policy makers in Flanders. The research results can be used by policy makers to build a new Spatial Plan Flanders for the period 2007–2013.
ISSN: 0264-8377
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Division Forest, Nature and Landscape Research
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