A family farm that breeds the protected Marchigiana cows received Measure 14 - Animal welfare support to improve the way their livestock are maintained.
Projects & Practice
Measure 15 played a key role in the protection and spreading the use of local forestry genetic resources in the Italian region of Marche.
Animal welfare support enabled a farmer to improve the living conditions of his buffalo herd and at the same time improve the quality and quantity of milk produced.
Offering support to maintain and possibly increase populations of specific rare breeds under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 of Ireland.
A family farm invested in soil conservation practices to increase its capacity to store water and its microbial biomass activity.
The project took nature-friendly vine cultivation on a family farm a step further to develop zero-waste processing methods that valorise all by-products of grapes in a sustainable and fully circular way. The resulting seeds, oil and flour have proved very popular with customers.
A pig farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to improve the animals’ living conditions and the branding of their products.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.