Peer-to-peer advisory services help raise biodiversity awareness among Austrian farmers.
Projects & Practice
A project that promotes the use of renewable energy to improve air quality through training and awareness raising.
A small farm converted to organic vegetable production and in so doing successfully increased its competitiveness and profitability.
The Organic farming measure in the Austrian Rural Development Programme (RDP) helps preserve and enhance biodiversity; establish nutrient cycles on farms and reduce input, while also increasing soil fertility.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.