The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
Projects & Practice
A small family farm in a traditional winemaking area of Croatia used RDP support to purchase new machinery and equipment for wine producing.
Upgrading the production capacity of a farm by investing into building new greenhouses and setting up an irrigation system.
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.
Setting up an innovative enterprise in a historic building to strengthen the regional and local agricultural economy, while promoting employment and tourism.
A farm used RDP support to set up a micro district heating system to produce heating from wood biomass and at the same time expand its leisure and tourism facilities.
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.
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.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.