Rural Development Programme (RDP) support enabled the reforestation of land and ornamental public spaces with native forest species, while promoting environmental awareness, education and training.
Projects & Practice
A project that has ensured the conservation and reuse of traditional farm buildings across Ireland.
Setting up a hybrid irrigation system using solar energy to reduce energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions.
A young farmer received RDP support to build stone wall terraces, helping him to improve the farm’s productivity, while protecting its soil from erosion.
The North Connemara Locally Led Agri-Environmental Scheme is a local agricultural scheme to incentivise farmers to incorporate agricultural animals in improving the ecology of their land.
Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
An EIP-AGRI Operational Group working together to increase the implementation of multifunctional hedgerows that offer environmental benefits as well as climate mitigation and adaptation.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.