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.
Projects & Practice
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.