Introducing a new forest management method that ensures the rapid and natural rejuvenation of harvested forests.
Projects & Practice
Elevated growing trays and the automation of some management tasks has enabled strawberry production to be less reliant on external inputs and to re-use irrigation water.
‘Planty’ have built a state-of-the-art greenhouse, that uses environmentally friendly techniques and covers the complete production cycle from seed to market.
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.