Rural Development Programme (RDP) support enabled the reforestation of land and ornamental public spaces with native forest species, while promoting environmental awareness, education and training.
Projects & Practice
An EIP-AGRI Operational Group working together to increase the implementation of multifunctional hedgerows that offer environmental benefits as well as climate mitigation and adaptation.
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.
RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.