A family farm converted to organic lavender farming in order to diversify their offer of products and services in an environmentally sustainable way.
Projects & Practice
Operation M10.1.19 focuses on result-oriented and focused Rural Development Programme (RDP) interventions to stabilise endangered habitats, species and plants and thus reverse the decline of biodiversity in Austria’s agricultural regions.
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.
Supporting this environmentally sound and biodiversity-promoting management action is one of the most successful operations of the Austrian Agri-Environmental-Climate Scheme.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
‘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.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.