Rural Development Programme (RDP) support was used for helping to prevent forest fires in a former military testing area in Brandenburg, Germany, that is heavily contaminated with explosive material.
Projects & Practice
Setting up a hybrid irrigation system using solar energy to reduce energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions.
Knowledge exchange network established to foster multi-actor collaboration and sharing around organic agriculture.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.
RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.