Raising awareness about insect conservation in Austria.
Projects & Practice
An EIP operational group investigated the use of insect larvae in fish, chicken, and pig feed as an environmentally friendly substitute for imported soy and fishmeal.
Using the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to support the re-establishment of a moor by restoring its original hydrology and the propagation of the natural moor vegetation.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
Implementing a result-based nature conservation measure for species and habitat protection as to allow more flexibility for farmers in choosing and implementing management activities suitable to their land.