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.
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
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.
The construction of a treetop path that enhances visitors’ experience in one of the oldest oak forests in Europe.
A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.