Introducing a new forest management method that ensures the rapid and natural rejuvenation of harvested forests.
Projects & Practice
PRATI-CO is an EIP-AGRI Operational Group project dedicated to the study of good agricultural practices recommended for the preservation and maintenance of organic matter in the area which is famous for the production of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.
Using Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to set up modern poplar plantations in response to the increasing demand from industry for high quality raw materials
Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
A project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.