A young farmer undertook voluntary agri-environmental commitments to ensure that his land provides a sufficient habitat for overwintering migratory birds and other plants and animals.
Projects & Practice
The project focuses on improving access to agricultural land for new farmers and on adapting conventional agriculture to new agricultural systems based on the production or maintenance of biodiversity through profitable and innovative practices.
Offering support to maintain and possibly increase populations of specific rare breeds under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 of Ireland.
A results-based agri-environment scheme (AES) for permanent grasslands in Baden-Württemberg.
Refurbishment of a mountain path to stimulate economic activity and thus contribute to the revitalisation of the neighbouring rural areas.
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
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 project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
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.