A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.
Projects & Practice
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
An educational peer-to-peer programme for farmers that are engaged into innovative practices, facilitated through participative techniques and scientific expertise.
Cooperation on a pilot project that could provide a more viable and sustainable alternative to manage river banks.
Training on small-scale water retention was provided to the staff of relevant regional authorities in order to confront the impact of climate change at regional level.
A farm producing lettuce, melons and watermelons used RDP support to modernise its processing facilities and better respond to the clients requirements.