Sustainable Intensification Project


The SIP will be producing a range of outputs, including reports, papers and guidance. These will be available as work is completed. Please contact or with any queries.


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SIP Information Sheet

Please feel free to print out and distribute our SIP Information Sheet.


Decision support
  • Rose, D.C., Sutherland, W.J., Parker, C., Lobley, M., Winter, M., Morris, C., Twining, S., Ffoulkes, C., Amano, T. and Dicks, L.V. (2016) 'Decision support tools for agriculture: Towards effective design and delivery', Agricultural Systems, 149, pp. 65–174.
How scalable is sustainable intensification?

Scoping studies

Scoping studies were undertaken as part of each of the SIP Projects. They will be made available via Defra.

SIP 1: Integrated Farm Management for improved economic, environmental and social performance (to be published shortly)

SIP 2: Opportunities and risks for farming and the environment at landscape scales (to be published shortly)

SIP 3: The influence of external drivers and actors on the sustainability and productivity of English and Welsh farming (available now)


Project reports

  • Supplementary Study: Exploring the scope for SIP’s practice-based approach to be boosted through summary, rapid or systematic reviews and/or meta-analysis (available here)