Policy Analyst. Special subjects: agriculture, cross-compliance, rural development.
Phone: +44 (0)20 7340 2683
Martin joined IEEP in 2004 and specialises in agriculture and rural development, as well as covering information in these areas. He has contributed to studies on cross compliance, forestry, rural development and trade liberalisation. A geographer by training, Martin previously worked for University College London's Research Unit for Rural Europe (RURALE).
This study evaluates the implementation of the 6EAP across all four of its ‘key environmental priorities’...04 Oct 2010
The new IEEP and WWF paper reveals that financial contribution to biodiversity from the Community budget remains low. This is particularly alarming as the threats facing biodiversity at the global and ...23 Nov 2009
Biodiversity and the EU budget - Making the case for conserving biodiversity in the context of the EU Budget Review
Financial contribution to biodiversity from the Community budget remains low, in particular when the threats facing biodiversity at the global and European level are escalating and increasing levels of ...01 Nov 2009
IEEP Analysis Briefing: Agriculture and Rural Development06 Mar 2009
This evaluation seeks to determine the extent to which price support and direct payments applied in the beef and veal and dairy sectors since 1988 are in coherence with obligations for environmental protection ...01 Dec 2008
Reflecting Environmental Land Use Needs into EU Policy: Preserving and Enhancing the Environmental Benefits of Unfarmed Features on EU Farmland. Final Report.
This report provides a rationale for affording greater protection to Europe's stock of farmland features in the future. It examines the distribution and density of features that exist across Europe's agricultural ...31 Aug 2008
This report aims to initiate a transparent debate on the purpose, intensity and spatial distribution of expenditure on the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) from the perspective of the protection and ...29 Jun 2008
Funding for Farmland Biodiversity in the EU: Gaining Evidence for the EU Budget Review - Case Study Reports
This report contains the five case studies written for the report 'Funding For Farmland Biodiverity in the EU: Gaining Evidence for the EU Budget Review'. The five qualitative case studies - for Finland ...29 Jun 2008
Launch of the Report ‘Funding for Farmland Biodiversity in the EU: Gaining Evidence for the EU Budget Review’
Download Martin Farmers presentation 'Is the Common Agricultural Policy Delivering on Biodiversity? A Mapping Approach' given on 27 June 2008 at the launch of the report 'Funding for ...26 Jun 2008
IEEP has completed a project for DG Agriculture on HNV indicators for evaluation. This report defines the key terms surrounding the HNV concept, and suggests indicators to identify HNV Farmland and Forests ...01 Dec 2007