Natural constraint payments play a key role in supporting farms to sustain their profitability and develop in areas that would otherwise be abandoned.
Projects & Practice
A pig farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to improve the animals’ living conditions and the branding of their products.
The Organic farming measure in the Austrian Rural Development Programme (RDP) helps preserve and enhance biodiversity; establish nutrient cycles on farms and reduce input, while also increasing soil fertility.
Using the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to support the re-establishment of a moor by restoring its original hydrology and the propagation of the natural moor vegetation.
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
Restoration of a meadow irrigation ditch to revive a multi-centennial tradition that existed throughout Europe and over time has produced meadows of outstanding flora.