Authors: Fernández-Habas J., Fernández-Rebollo P., Vanwalleghem T., Luis-González A., Sánchez-Zamora
P. and Gallardo-Cobos R.
Permanent grasslands (PG) are of key importance for the provision of ecosystem services (ES). Suitable management is essential to guarantee their persistence and functionality. Currently, there is a growing interest in innovations and new technologies aimed to facilitate and to improve the management of PG while increasing their provision of ES. It is important to know which innovations are preferred by PG managers and farmers so they can be prioritized by researchers and policymakers. In this study, we produced a list of the main innovations and technologies that can be applied to the management of PG of dehesa farms concerning in Andalusia. Through surveys, we gathered information on the importance that farmers give to these innovations according to their preferences and needs. The willingness to implement innovations on dehesa farms correlated positively with the education level and negatively with high age
levels of the farmers.
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