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.
Projects & Practice
Offering support to maintain and possibly increase populations of specific rare breeds under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 of Ireland.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.