An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
Setting up an anti-hail system over a newly planted orchard of cherry trees, in order to mitigate the impact of climate change over agricultural production.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Restoration of a meadow irrigation ditch to revive a multi-centennial tradition that existed throughout Europe and over time has produced meadows of outstanding flora.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.