Using biomass residues to produce a fertiliser, which is then used to grow trees, and will, over time, improve soil quality, has led to significant financial savings for nature conservation organisations and tree nurseries.
Projects & Practice
Knowledge exchange network established to foster multi-actor collaboration and sharing around organic agriculture.
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
Setting up an anti-hail system over a newly planted orchard of cherry trees, in order to mitigate the impact of climate change over agricultural production.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
An agricultural business affected by extreme weather conditions used RDP support to repair the damage to its infrastructure and enable it to operate as normal.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Modernization of a poultry farm by installing new, laying hen equipment and by renovating the production buildings.