Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.