A young farmer with reduced mobility used support from the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to expand his organic lavender farm and create jobs for people with disabilities.
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.
Using the Agri-environment-climate Measure to support the preservation of the Hungarian Coldblood horse breed.
Preserving forest genetic resources to increase the resilience of forests against the impacts of climate change.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
Protecting and promoting traditional vegetables can lead to increased incomes for farmers and environmental benefits for society.
Cooperation on a pilot project that could provide a more viable and sustainable alternative to manage river banks.