A herd of water buffalo helps preserve biodiversity and wetland landscape in a Natura 2000 area in Berlin, Germany.
Projects & Practice
EAFRD funding helped set up associations that bring together local stakeholders with diverse interests to manage the implementation of Nature 2000 conservation rules.
Austria`s western Vorarlberg region used EAFRD funding to develop a support network to help its communities protect local wildlife and natural habitats.
This LEADER-funded project created several small wetlands and helped raise awareness of and interest in water protection among landowners. It also contributed to increasing the amount of available water in the island of Gotland.
Testing the transferability of landscape management to other Natura 2000 sites.
The PAULa scheme’s support for species-rich grasslands from Rheinland-Pfalz represents good practice in its approach to implementing a Results-Based Agri-environment Payment Scheme (RBAPS).
A canal stream was reconstructed to get extra water storage capacity and to improve the water quality and biodiversity in the surrounding area.
IRRIFRAME is an expert system for irrigation backed by the results of more than 50 years of research on plant/water relations and sustainable irrigation management.
In the region of Veneto a network of actors cooperated to preserve biodiversity and to provide targeted support to farmers engaged in this task.
RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.