Measure 15 played a key role in the protection and spreading the use of local forestry genetic resources in the Italian region of Marche.
Projects & Practice
Offering support to maintain and possibly increase populations of specific rare breeds under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 of Ireland.
The North Connemara Locally Led Agri-Environmental Scheme is a local agricultural scheme to incentivise farmers to incorporate agricultural animals in improving the ecology of their land.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
Protecting and promoting traditional vegetables can lead to increased incomes for farmers and environmental benefits for society.
In the region of Veneto a network of actors cooperated to preserve biodiversity and to provide targeted support to farmers engaged in this task.
The innovative East Cork Bird Trail created a trail that provides extensive interpretative resources.
Agri-environment cooperatives in the Netherlands use results-based schemes to distribute payments to farmers according to on-farm nature conservation results.