Amy Shaw is a senior flood and coastal risk management advisor in the strategic overview team at the Environment Agency. She has worked for the Environment Agency for 11 years working across a number of technical areas including land use and land management change, environmental impacts of FCRM, demaining and most recently developing a new approach to strategic planning within FCRM.
She is currently providing an FCRM input into discussions on the future of agriculture, linking into the Environment Agency’s agriculture team, Defra and Natural England.
The role of agriculture in Flood and Coastal Risk Management
Agriculture is both impacted by and impacts on agriculture and land use change. This session will investigate the role that agriculture can play in flood and coastal risk management and how future changes to agricultural policy may impact on this.