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INTERNET, the world's communication
network will soon becorne the source
for crofters - tenants in Scotland holding small plots of arable land near their
homes - to access information al;6ut
the ecological impact of fanning a4iions
on their land.
"We would like to explore @o what extent computer technology @ould be useful in gathering and ni pulating information for us," says ill Ritchie from Scotland-based As t Crofters Trust. In a nearly us $3 5,800 project, forest the crofters alongwith forestry group in Valencia, Spain, @d researchers@in The Netherlands , Germany, will develo a a@e to back up their long-term d=s about the land.The project, mainly nded by the European Union, wo%@initially last a year.
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