Rural Development Programme support was used to improve the accessibility and educational function of a UNESCO-listed Natural Park in Madeira, Portugal.
Projects & Practice
Creation of a bioreserve consisting of a small reservoir, a retention basin, and an adjacent strip of vegetation to improve water retention in an intensively farmed area.
Modernisation of a rice farm in Portugal through the application of precision farming in its irrigation infrastructure.
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
A major exporting agricultural company in Portugal, used EAFRD support to develop a state-of-the-art innovative, greenhouse production unit.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.