Glastir is Welsh Government administered scheme that pays for the delivery of specific environmental goods and services aimed at:
- combating climate change;
- improving water management; and,
- maintaining and enhancing biodiversity.
It is designed to deliver measurable outcomes at both a farm and landscape level in a cost effective way.
Glastir has replaced the five existing agri-environment schemes:
- Tir Gofal
- Tir Cynnal
- Tir Mynydd
- Organic Farming Scheme / Organic Farming Conversion Scheme
- Better Woodlands for Wales
Glastir consists of the following elements:
- Glastir Entry
- Glastir Advanced
- Glastir Woodland Management/Creation
- Glastir Efficiency
For more information, go to the Welsh Government website
PLANED together with two other Local Action Groups (Cadwyn Clwyd and Menter Môn) ensure pan-Wales coverage of eligible areas under Glastir Entry/Commons. Across Wales, 18 Common Land Development Officers (CDOs) will provide the following support:
- Provide support to applicants wishing to enter into Glastir Entry
- Provide support to Grazing Associations to apply for Glastir Commons and Glastir Advance
PLANED cover the following Local Authority areas; Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Merthyr Tydfil, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen and Cardiff. Six full-time Common Land Development Officers (CDOs) work in these areas, for more information about Glastir contact your local CDO.