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.
Projects & Practice
Setting up a hybrid irrigation system using solar energy to reduce energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions.
Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
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.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.