Acting Chair: Jan Verheeke, Secretary General, Environment and Nature Council of Flanders (SAR Minaraad)
Main outcome 2009-2010
During 2009-2010, the WG prepared the EEAC Statement 2010 on Sustainable Land Use. In July 2010 the WG members adopted the text, after which the councils participating in the WG endorsed the document as a WG Statement, after which it passed through a wider range of councils for formal endorsement. Finally 14 councils from 10 countries endorsed it as an EEAC Statement. On 15 October, Prof. Jose Lima Santos (CNADS, PT) presented the EEAC Statement as a key note speaker at the Annual Conference in Bruges.
Chair: Huib Silvis, Council Member, Netherlands Council for the Rural Areas (RLG) Coordinator: Agneta Andersson (RLG)
Main Outcome 2009
In 2009 the Working group Agriculture (WG Agri) covered the broad subject of land use. On the work programme was the organisation of a workshop on Land Use and the Global Economy, with discussions on the impact of the recent financial developments and the relation to the EU Sustainable Development Strategy (priority field Conservation and Management of Natural Resources). The WG Biodiversity together with ENCA contributed to the event .