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Causes of loss of mixed cultivated land

Figure Created 08 Jul 2011 Published 13 Jul 2012 Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:40 AM
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Between 2000 and 2006:

• 31 % of the mixed cultivated land was lost due to the sprawl of economic infrastructures;

• 20 % was lost due to diffuse urban residential sprawl including associated services and infrastructures;

• 23 % of change was due to farmland abandonment with land being taken over by natural transition to woodland and scrub.


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