Causes of loss of mixed cultivated land
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.
This document is part of the SOER 2015 product.