Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Category: Ministerial department

We are the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on environmental, food and rural issues. Our priorities are to grow the rural economy, improve the environment and safeguard animal and plant health.

Defra is a ministerial department, supported by 38 agencies and public bodies.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs

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Government
Government Major Projects Portfolio data for Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Publication of 2012-13 / 2013-14 Government Major Projects Portfolio (GMPP) data as part of the Major Projects Authority Annual Report. As part of the transparency policy for publication...
CSV
ODS
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Environment
The UK Renewable Energy STATISTICS database
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
RESTATS, contains performance statistics on all relevant renewable energy sources in the United Kingdom.
 
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Environment
Farming Statistics
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Structure of the farming industry including crop areas, yields and production, livestock populations, detailed labour force figures and diversification activity for England and the United...
 
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Environment
Special Protection Areas
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
A Special Protection Area (SPA) is the land classified under Directive 79/409 on the Conservation of Wild Birds. Data supplied has the status "Classified". The data does not include...
 
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Environment
Agriculture in the United Kingdom
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Reports on matters relating to price support for agricultural produce, developments in agricultural and environmental policy. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs...
 
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Environment
Air Quality Indicators
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The indicators measure annual levels of pollution from particulates (PM10) and ozone (O3), the two pollutants thought to have the greatest health impacts, along with the number of days of...
 
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Environment
UK Statistics on Waste
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
High level summary statistics Recycling of Waste from Households Recovery of Construction & Demolition Waste Biodegradable Municipal Waste to Landfill Total...
 
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Environment
Defra national Pollution Climate Mapping (PCM) modelled background concentrations
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Annually produced 1x1km background concentrations from Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) national Pollution Climate (PCM) models. These are typically (but not...
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Environment
National Nature Reserve
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
A National Nature Reserve (NNR) is the land declared under the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 or Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981) as amended. The data does not...
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Environment
Agricultural Market Reports
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Agricultural Market Reports page provides access to weekly or monthly price information on headings Fruit, vegetables, flowers & pot plants, Cereals, Eggs & Poultry, Feeding...
 
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Environment
Food Statistics Pocket book
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Provides a concise round-up of statistics on food covering the economic, social and environmental aspects of the food we eat. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs...
 
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Transport
Food Transport Indicators
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The Food Transport Indicators give details of UK urban food transport, HGV transport of food for UK consumption, air freight of food and total CO2 emissions from food transport based on...
 
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