A CAP-funded educational programme raises awareness about agriculture among school students and creates a new income stream for farms as providers of educational services.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer undertook voluntary agri-environmental commitments to ensure that his land provides a sufficient habitat for overwintering migratory birds and other plants and animals.
A knowledge sharing programme initiated by a cooperative to improve the position of small producers in the value chain.
The genetic integrity of two species of traditional Lithuanian sheep breeds is being protected by agri-environment and climate RDP funds on a certified organic family farm which sells the sheep’s meat and wool and offspring, as well as uses the traditional breed as a unique rural tourism attraction.
Offering support to maintain and possibly increase populations of specific rare breeds under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 of Ireland.
A social enterprise used RDP funding to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in one of the most depopulated regions in Europe.
A results-based agri-environment scheme (AES) for permanent grasslands in Baden-Württemberg.
An eco-farm implementing agri-environment-climate measures aims to foster ecosystem services and climate adaptation on-farm as well as promote wider uptake throughout the farming community.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.