The National Agricultural Areas Reserve (RAN) is a set of area which are the best soils for agricultural use. It is important to preserve the agricultural areas linking them the water cycle, the carbon cycle and the landscape. The RAN rules have been essential to preserve the most important soils for agriculture.
The legislation on RAN has suffered several changes, being the latest one: Decreto-Lei n.º 73/2009, 31st March, with changes of the Decreto-Lei nº 199/2015, 16th september.
Terraforma analyses RAN areas on the territory, being constant updated on the new rules applicable.
Cabeceiras de Basto
National Agricultural Areas Reserve, Rural planning and Risk Planning