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.
A project to support demining of agricultural land in war-affected areas of Croatia.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.