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Methodology for environmental assessment of agri-environment schemes: the Agri Environmental Footprint IndexFinn, John; Louwagie, G.; Northey, G.; Purvis, Gordon; Balazs, K.; Mortimer, S.R.; Primdahl, J.; Vesterager, J.-P.; AE-Footprint project (Teagasc, 01/11/2010)Agri-environment schemes pay farmers for the provision of environmental services. Such schemes tend to have multiple measures that deliver multiple environmental objectives, and there is a lack of consistent methodology with which to measure the environmental benefits of such schemes. Funded by EU FP6, the Agri-Environment Footprint project (www.footprint.rdg.ac.uk) aimed to address this challenge, and this report provides results from selected components of the project.