An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
Projects & Practice
A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
The 'Future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands and a unique bottom-up initiative.
A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
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.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.