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.
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.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A market-driven investment to increase a sheep farm’s competitiveness, through the intensification of high quality organic milk production.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.