The genetic integrity of two species of traditional Lithuanian sheep breeds is being protected by agri-environment and climate RDP funds on a certified organic family farm which sells the sheep’s meat and wool and offspring, as well as uses the traditional breed as a unique rural tourism attraction.
Projects & Practice
Measure 15 played a key role in the protection and spreading the use of local forestry genetic resources in the Italian region of Marche.
Using the Agri-environment-climate Measure to support the preservation of the Hungarian Coldblood horse breed.
Preserving forest genetic resources to increase the resilience of forests against the impacts of climate change.
A results-based agri-environment scheme (AES) for permanent grasslands in Baden-Württemberg.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.