Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
Projects & Practice
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
‘Nature Connects’ is a campaign to raise and generate awareness on the importance of biodiversity in rural landscapes by bringing together land owners, experts and the broader public.
Using LEADER support to provide information and raise awareness about wild bee protection.
Implementing a result-based nature conservation measure for species and habitat protection as to allow more flexibility for farmers in choosing and implementing management activities suitable to their land.
On farm care is a new type of service which can help farms diversify while significantly contributing to a more natural rehabilitation process for people in need.
Austria`s western Vorarlberg region used EAFRD funding to develop a support network to help its communities protect local wildlife and natural habitats.
An Austrian family converted their dairy farm to produce organic eggs from laying hens in a barn after they saw an opportunity in the market.
This LEADER-funded project created several small wetlands and helped raise awareness of and interest in water protection among landowners. It also contributed to increasing the amount of available water in the island of Gotland.