Västra Götaland, Sweden

Västra Götaland, Sweden

Västra Götaland, Sweden

Västra Götaland, Sweden, is an area with several Natura 2000 habitat types and cultural heritage elements.

Farming systems are based on use of permanent pastures and meadows for beef and dairy production.

Key issues faced in the area are: abandonment, plantation of forests, farmer retirement, economic viability, and relatively small production units. The area was a focus of important social innovations in grassroots networks, tourism, and entrepreneurship connected to mixed farming practices.

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  • Västra Götaland, Sweden LA

    - Baseline Assessment

    (August 2017)

    The compilations of the respective reports from all project learning areas - Baseline Assessments, Reports from innovation seminars, and Compendium of Innovation - can be found in 'Outputs'. Reports from the Innovation seminars are in the national languages, all other materials are in English.