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A brief history of agri-environment policy in Australia: From community-based NRM to market-based instruments

Salt, David

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Australia’s agri-environment policy began in the 1980s. Early  measures focused on community-based NRM, increasing awareness, and building social capital through Landcare. The perceived success of these early efforts enabled a ramping up of government investment through the Natural Heritage Trust and successive programs. There have been repeated failures to demonstrate measurable outcomes from this increased investment. This has led to a greater focus on targeted, strategic, and accountable...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153968
Source: Learning from Agri-Environment Schemes in Australia. Investing in Biodiversity and Other Ecosystem Services on Farms
Book Title: Learning from Agri-Environment Schemes in Australia. Investing in Biodiversity and Other Ecosystem Services on Farms
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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