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GLASTIR

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.