The genetic integrity of two species of traditional Lithuanian sheep breeds is being protected by agri-environment and climate RDP funds on a certified organic family farm which sells the sheep’s meat and wool and offspring, as well as uses the traditional breed as a unique rural tourism attraction.
Projects & Practice
Rural Development Programme support was used to improve the accessibility and educational function of a UNESCO-listed Natural Park in Madeira, Portugal.
A family farm invested in soil conservation practices to increase its capacity to store water and its microbial biomass activity.
The construction of a treetop path that enhances visitors’ experience in one of the oldest oak forests in Europe.