Vegetation Clearance for Roads

Applies to: Silage Transport; Manure Transport

Description:

This indicator refers to the prevention of negative impacts associated with land cover change for road construction. Land cover categories, defined as (bio)physical cover on the earth's surface, were taken from CORINE land cover database. These include artificial surface, agricultural land, forest land and wetlands.

Question:

Which roads are used for the project?

Rating:

Use of existing roads

Minimal vegetation clearance due to the construction of roads

Medium/high vegetation clearance due to the construction of roads

Roads are constructed without necessary permits

Sources of information:

EBRD. 2014. Environmental and Social Policy.

European Environmental Agency. CORINE Land Cover. http://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/COR0-landcover