While IEEP remains more than ever committed to contribute to the debate and realisation of a strong and sustainable Europe, it recognises that the UK is entering a critical phase in the creation and implementation of key environmental policies and targets.
IEEP UK Executive Director
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7340 2681
- UK and EU environmental and climate policy,
- with a particular focus on land management policies
Kaley is the Executive Director of IEEP UK, responsible for developing IEEP's strategic direction and programme of activities in the UK. She joined IEEP in October 2007 and was Head of the Agriculture and Land Management Programme until 2018. She is an experienced policy adviser and researcher, with over 25 years of expertise in influencing the development and implementation of UK and European policies which impact on the rural environment, with a particular focus on agricultural and land use policies and their implementation. She is an experienced facilitator and communicator, adept at relaying complex or technical information in an informative and compelling way to suit different audiences. Prior to joining the Institute, she worked at Nature England and the Countryside Agency, and before that at CPRE as their Rural Policy Officer and as a Research Assistant at Kings College and Wye College, University of London.
European food systems are not sustainable. In light of forthcoming proposals for a new EU legislative framework for sustainable food systems, this paper sets out the challenges that this should address and maps out ways it could be achieved.
IEEP, Wageningen University & Research and Navigant held a workshop on 18 November to explore where crops for non-food purposes could be grown in Europe in the future. Current policy seeks to steer these crops to abandoned or degraded land, but the workshop looked at how much is available, where it is and how suitable this land might be in practice.
The environmental and climate ambition of the future CAP is increasingly under threat as the European Parliament and AGRIFISH Council finalise their positions on the legal texts.
This paper examines the role that the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy can play in the transformation towards more sustainable and resilient agri-food systems in the EU