A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.
Projects & Practice
Protecting and promoting traditional vegetables can lead to increased incomes for farmers and environmental benefits for society.
An old abandoned farm through three separate investments was turned into an orchard with hail protection nets and a building to store the produce and equipment.
Cooperation on a pilot project that could provide a more viable and sustainable alternative to manage river banks.
EAFRD investment support was used for the construction of the new cowshed for dairy cows. This helped increase milk production along with improved animal wellfare.
Seven LAGs in the Lombardy region cooperated to create the 'Fair trade economic district', which is an innovative development model to promote economic and cultural growth in rural areas.
In the region of Veneto a network of actors cooperated to preserve biodiversity and to provide targeted support to farmers engaged in this task.
In a rural area without public sewage system, a LEADER project helped the local population to get familiar with the new environmental standards, legislation and requirements on wastewater treatment. It also enabled them to make informed decisions on which wastewater treatment technology to use.
The innovative East Cork Bird Trail created a trail that provides extensive interpretative resources.