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The objective of this study was to establish the roles that agriculture and recreation (including tourism) could play in three population shrinkage regions in the Netherlands: North-eastern Groningen, Zeeland-Flanders and South Limburg. To this end, the consequences of population shrinkage for both ...

Author(s)
Kuhlman, T.; Agricola, H.; Blaeij, A. de; Hoop, J. de; Michels, R.; Smit, B.; Vogelzang, T.
Publisher
Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI), Den Haag, Netherlands
Citation
Rapport - Landbouw-Economisch Instituut, 2012, No.2012-001, pp 95 pp.
Abstract

More than 30 000 people have visited this website in the last 5 years to indicate their preference for different landscapes. Most Dutch people want more forest, although the averaged preferred amount has decreased. Young people want less forest than older people. The preference for half-open and...

Author(s)
Goossen, C. M.; Sijtsma, M.; Meeuwsen, H.; Franke, J.
Publisher
LEI Wageningen UR, Den Haag, Netherlands
Citation
Alterra-rapport - Wageningen University and Research Centre, 2011, No.2197, pp 74 pp.
Abstract

The geology is described of a 2.5 km long area south of the village of Den Hoorn on the island of Texel (province of Noord Holland, Netherlands). This area was shaped by subsequent developments of sandy areas ('vloedhaak') on the seaside of the island. Small agricultural fields, divided by grassy...

Author(s)
Drijver, D.
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Bosbouw Vereniging, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Citation
Vakblad Natuur Bos Landschap, 2010, 7, 9, pp 20-23
Abstract

An exploratory study amongst Dutch landowners analysed the strategies they employ in support of the national landscape areas. To this end, 36 interviews were conducted with landowners (farmers, land managers, recreational entrepreneurs, and country estate owners) in eight national landscape areas...

Author(s)
Overbeek, G.; Kroon, S. van der; Leneman, H.; Somers, N.
Publisher
Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI), Den Haag, Netherlands
Citation
Rapport - Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI), 2006, No.7.06.07, pp 67 pp.
Abstract

The role of the agricultural and horticultural sectors in the provinces of Noord- and Zuid-Holland is described. Farm income accounts for 2.5% of total income in this region, while the value added by the agrocomplex accounts for 7.2% of total economic value of the region. In 2000, this was equal...

Author(s)
Bos, E. J.; Koning, M.
Publisher
Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI), Den Haag, Netherlands
Citation
Rapport - Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI), 2004, No.4.04.01, pp 59 pp.
Abstract

This report describes current and potential activities of traders (including travel agencies and tourist information centres) to offer demand-related services for day and long stay recreation in the Netherlands.

Author(s)
Janzen, R.; Borgstein, M. H.
Publisher
Den Haag, Netherlands
Citation
Rapport - Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI), 2000, No. 4.00.10, pp 51 pp.
Abstract

An overview is provided of 265 projects carried out within the framework of the subsidy programme for rural development and agricultural nature management ('Regeling Regionale Vernieuwing'). The total budget of Dfl 20 million was equally divided over all provinces, and these subsidies accounted on...

Author(s)
Beek, H. van der
Publisher
Den Haag, Netherlands
Citation
Rapport - Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI), 2000, No. 4.00.01, pp 71 pp.
Abstract

An analysis was carried out of the functioning of 2 Dutch environmental cooperatives, de Ommer Marke (in NE Overijssel) and Waterland (N of Amsterdam). Both areas are part of important cultural landscapes (WCL), characterised by difficult relationships between land users. Land use is based on...

Author(s)
Selnes, T. A.
Publisher
Den Haag, Netherlands
Citation
Rapport - Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI), 1999, No. 4.99.19, pp iv + 57 pp.
Abstract

The utilization or economic values of biodiversity for different economic sectors in the Netherlands are described. Papers describe an indicative economic estimate of ex situ collections of plant and animal genetic resources (by A. Elings); the economic value of biodiversity to control insect pests ...

Publisher
DLO-Staring Centrum, Instituut voor Onderzoek van het Landelijk Gebied (SC-DLO), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Rapport - DLO Staring Centrum, Instituut voor Onderzoek van het Landelijk Gebied, 1999, No. 672, pp 161 pp.
Abstract

This report discusses social support for the direct marketing of nature (resulting in payment for access and use of nature areas). It is based on interviews with 11 persons from landscape associations ('Stichting het Drentse Landschap' etc.), tourism organizations, and the Ministry of Agriculture,...

Author(s)
Hansman, H. J. M.; Borgstein, M. H.; Kolkman, W.
Publisher
Den Haag, Netherlands
Citation
Rapport - Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI), 1999, No. 4.99.22, pp 94 pp.

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