Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
The Canary Islands have implemented Simplified Cost Options in order to simplify RDP implementation and reduce the error rate
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.
The project aimed to develop local participatory activities within the Natura 2000 sites of Andalusia.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
A winery in response to changing consumers’ preferences, decided to restructure its bottling plant in order to widen the range of high quality wines produced.
The Finnish Natural Resources Institute used EAFRD funding to develop the production of mushrooms for food and medicine to give forest owners an alternative income source.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funds to develop a network of nature-based service providers and activities to support their development such as study trips and work groups.
RDP support financed the design of circular cyclist trial of 146 km across the regional park Sierra Espuña. This kind of tourism promotes local development while ensuring minimum environmental impact.