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
Rural Development Programme (RDP) support enabled the reforestation of land and ornamental public spaces with native forest species, while promoting environmental awareness, education and training.
Introducing a new forest management method that ensures the rapid and natural rejuvenation of harvested forests.
An EIP-AGRI Operational Group working together to increase the implementation of multifunctional hedgerows that offer environmental benefits as well as climate mitigation and adaptation.
Using Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to set up modern poplar plantations in response to the increasing demand from industry for high quality raw materials
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
The project aimed to develop local participatory activities within the Natura 2000 sites of Andalusia.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.