PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgisweb-solutionsProgistechnologyProgisgeo-INFOtainmentProgispipeline-solutionsProgissmart-communityProgisINTEGRAL MANAGEMENTPROGIS – SOFTWARE THAT SHOWSDI Walter H. MAYER, CEO PROGISPRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICEInformation contained in this communication is confidential, legally priviliged, patented or under patent registration and isproprietary to PROGIS. The receiving party agrees that it is not permitted to sell, license, develop or otherwise exploit anyparts, products or services, documents or information of this document in whole or in part. The recipient is informed not todisclosure, copy, distribute or take any action in reliance on the content of this information.GeoINSPIRE´d Cross border InteroperabilityGI 2013 – GI/GIS/GDI - Forum29.-30.4. 2013, Dresden, GermanyFarmers and foresters aspart of environmentalcaretaking, managementof natural risks andsupporting commons
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – Forum• > 2 bio people manage 15 bio ha agro-forest-other land = 7,5 ha/p. or• > 2 bio people manage 1,5 bio ha arable land = 0,75 ha/p.• > 2 bio people manage 5,0 bio ha agricultural land (arable+green) = 2,5 ha/p• Population increase and changing risk patterns need better management• Better management needs better information• Better management needs better cooperation• Better management needs better know how• Better management needs better planning• Better management needs better interrelation for• SAFER (Sustainable Agro-Forest-Environment-naturalRisks) management• Better management needs new support structures• Better SAFER management needs a combination of• Professional – Technological – Organizational – Political answers• Only solutions that integrate and support all these elements will work!
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – Forum• Within 20th century use of fossile combustible material increase 12-fold• Digging for mineral resources increased 34-fold• Use of raw materials within EC is per head 16 t/anno• 6 t of it becomes waste• 50% of waste = 3 t/head/anno becomes landfill• EC Vision 2050 – with respect to the shortage of resources• All resources have to be managed sustainable• Raw-material, energy, water, air, land, soil• Protection of climate has to be reached, biodiversity renewed• We need an innovation wave• water – productive and sustainable agriculture – raw-materials• Lead indicator = resource productivity• We must overcome barriers and• Investigate markets, prices, taxes, subsidies regards correct costs• WE must support sustainable thinking and close know how gaps• A “green” model must support ecosystem (natural assets), economy(produced and financial assets) and human being (social & human assets)
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – Forum• We must:• optimize products, consumer behavior, production (ecologicalfootprint, eco-design directive)• manage waste as resource• terminate inefficient subsidies and show real prices of resources likewater, air, ecosystems, biodiversity• change taxation to the factor environment• valuate ecosystem benefits according their real value• finance biodiversity projects and ecosystem benefit projects• manage sustainable biodiversity, water, raw-materials, air, land, soil, sea-resources• manage sustainable key resources like food/feed, construction, mobility• develop optimized governance and control• do more dialog, invest into transfer, define indicators and targets• support resource efficiency international• Agriculture and forestry are key elements within this resource efficiency• Environmental caretaking is not only a burden, it delivers valuable services• Only sustainability of each farm or forest enterprise supports the overall target
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – ForumPic 1: ICT infrastructure for a Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry,Environment, Risk-management, including technology integration -a must for the future
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – Forum• We need sustainability performance figures• what are the factors that give us the feedback weather we worksustainable or not?• we have to limit the factors to be investigated to key-factors• we need to verify, measure and control these factors• we need environmental decision support systems• worldwide such a system is NOT in place yet• ENVIROffice has a capability to do so• it is modify and maintainable by local experts• it has also GIS integrated• it shows existing risks and• It shows also how farmers can reduce these risks and• it integrates a specific risk reduction work plan for farmers
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – Forum• We need to understand the carrying capacity of a piece of land• under sustainability targets and• under the needs to get services from this piece of land• under the need to get services for public and private participants• Who will support this?• Private landowners need social and environmental responsibility• have to produce needed products like food/feed and• have to produce needed services like nice landscapes, reducenatural risks, increase quality and quantity of water, ……• in general have to support also the “commons”• a factory is not allowed to destroy the air from pollution and• a farmer is not allowed to destroy the soil• such services will be a combination of global targets, nationaltargets, regional targets and local targetsWe need Professional, Technological, Organizational & Political answers
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – ForumPic 2: Closer and ICT supported stakeholder cooperation -a second must for every country
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – Forum• Governing the “Commons”• Elinor Ostrom – Nobel Price 2009,died 2012• Main result:• Institutionalized local cooperation of the persons concerned andrelated to the commons is better then governmental institutions oreven private properties• To solve problems – Elinor Ostrom recommended:• Define borders• Exclusion of non beneficiaries• Resource rules must be local ones• Beneficiaries work together on changing the rules• Strict control of the rules• Sanctions if doing wrong• Conflict management mechanism• Government has to accept self determination of working structure• Commons must be managed like any other natural resource product• With global, national, regional and local targets• understanding if is a by product of agriculture or if to be managed separately• With cost- and compensation models, control etc.
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – ForumPic 3: Valuable and sustainable services – delivered bycooperating farmers and foresters
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – Forum• Private farmers, Cooperatives, cooperative targets:• Private farming family farmer are the driving factor for sustainablemanagement of land• it supports holistic management and needs information and advise• it needs to be supported by optimized information and ICT tools• It needs incentives for an achievement of targets• It needs fines for an intentionally wrong management• It needs advisory teams(*) that• Support, plan, implement and control these targets• This needs training, education and capacity building on all levels• Farmer – advisor – scientific expert of different sectors• It needs in several cases common targets of groups of farmers• It needs often common targets of all chain partners together and• planning, evaluation, control and incentives or fines for a chain!• (*) Denmark has 56 advisors by 1000 farmers, the rest of EC countries between 1 and 6
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – ForumPic 4: ENVIROffice allows local experts to verify the capacity ofa piece of land to support environment- or risk-factor(s) and canplan farmers integration in increasing this capacity.
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – Forum• Complex models must be made easy, e.g.:• plan with one click – where do grow what and get automatically• Nutrient and humus balance• Carbon balance• Business calculation as fundament integration environmental factors• Integrate feed-, manure- and field-nutrient balance• Precision farming as support also for smallholders• Smart farming as a global concept• Virtual farming as intelligent model to allow smallholders machine use• Land consolidation as a requirement• Permanent forest inventory as fundament for a sustainable forestry• Carbon sequestration as benefit model for agriculture and forestry• Environment-optimization and risk-reduction as benefit model• Economic, ecologic and value of the land valuation as control
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – ForumPic 5: Valuable and sustainable services of farmers can help todecrease the already giant damages of large or small problems
PROGIS Software GmbHSoftware that Shows !www.progis.com ecology-solutionsProgis GI2013 – GI/GIS/GDI – Forum• Two Best practice examples:• Best practice “The Alpine Cooperative Pöllinger Ochsengarten Carinthia”• How to manage commons• Best practice: German Machine Cooperatives: 250 offices, 250K members• How to support farmers within their chains• 45 years of practical experience as:• Trainee agriculture on a 100 ha farm with examination “Assistant”Trainee forestry and horticulture (A, Sweden, GB)• Education agriculture (Ing.) AND forestry (Dipl.Ing.), avalanches/torrents• 2 years assistant at Schwarzenberg forestry – 25.000 ha• 10 years APPLE computer and ACER computer distributor• 30 years civil-engineer and expert at the court• 30 years responsible for 5.000 ha agriculture and forest enterprises• 10 years chairman “land-management” within chartered consultants group• 25 years experience in 84 countries visited and projects• 25 years running the own farm and forest enterprise• 25 years chairman of two cooperatives• KONFUZIUS: Search for a job you like - you will never have to work again!
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