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
Measure 15 played a key role in the protection and spreading the use of local forestry genetic resources in the Italian region of Marche.
Angelic Gardens (Anielskie Ogrody) is a forward-looking project that aims to create oases of biodiversity in farms and gardens. It shows that a small productive garden on a family farm can, with little effort, be beautiful and provide high quality bio food. Angelic Gardens leads the way in the times of pandemic and climate change with high quality ‘step by step’ educational materials and easy internet communication.
Offering support to maintain and possibly increase populations of specific rare breeds under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 of Ireland.
A small farm converted to organic vegetable production and in so doing successfully increased its competitiveness and profitability.
An award-winning organic farm in Finland set up a food production network with neighbouring farms aiming to achieve energy and nutrient self-sufficiency.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.