Crofting delivers for climate and will use the promised payment

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) has welcomed the commitment by Scottish Government of over £613 million in agricultural support to deliver activities to help meet climate change targets.

“Crofters have long been working in a sustainable way to produce food and environmental benefits,” said Donald MacKinnon, chair of the SCF. “It is no coincidence that most of the High Nature Value areas of Scotland correspond with the crofting areas. We recognise that there is plenty more that we can be doing and welcome the commitment by Scottish Government to keep up, and indeed increase in some areas, the budget for activity related to our land, ecosystems and food production. Read in full here

Article by SCF

2 February 2021

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