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The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, 10 July 2012

Workshop: Facilitating the delivery of landscape scale ecosystem services

How to encourage collaboration between farmers and support them in implementing multi-objective policies


Material from the workshop session: Ingredients for a successful approach

A number of PROFILES were developed by Katrin Prager as brief descriptions of the various approaches to providing farmer advice and encouraging collaboration in The Netherlands, Germany, England and Scotland. They are based on the six presentations and discussions at the workshop. The “Profile for a Scottish approach: Workshop participants suggestions” is the summary of 4 breakout groups and their suggestions for ingredients for a successful approach in Scotland. Download here

Summary of the plenary discussion on (policy) areas we can influence and evidence that research should provide - download here

Video recordings of the presentations are available on DVD. Should you wish to order one, please email katrin.prager(a)


Further Information

Integrated Local Delivery Model

  • Short C, Griffiths R, Phelps J. 2011. Inspiring and Enabling Local Communities: an integrated delivery model for Localism and the Environment. (Report to Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group and Natural England). Cheltenham: CCRI. Download the report here

Participatory catchment management in Loweswater, Cumbria

  • Reports available from the project website. See in particular the Knowledge Exchange Activity Report based on the experience in Loweswater and some of the 25 Environment Agency/ DEFRA pilot catchment initiatives in England. Contact Claire Waterton ( or Lisa Norton (

Defra’s catchment-based approach for integrated catchment management

  • Information on the development of the approach and progression within the pilot catchments available from the DEFRA and Environment Agency websites.





Updated: 23 Jan 2024, Content by: KP