A young farmer with reduced mobility used support from the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to expand his organic lavender farm and create jobs for people with disabilities.
Projects & Practice
A Danish plant nursery installed climate and control systems in their greenhouses to increase energy efficiency and reduce their production costs.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
Training on small-scale water retention was provided to the staff of relevant regional authorities in order to confront the impact of climate change at regional level.