Rural Development Programme support was used to improve the accessibility and educational function of a UNESCO-listed Natural Park in Madeira, Portugal.
Projects & Practice
Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
Restoration of a meadow irrigation ditch to revive a multi-centennial tradition that existed throughout Europe and over time has produced meadows of outstanding flora.
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
In favour of biodiversity, a municipality decided to remove spruce trees growing on municipal soil and to rehabilitate broadleaved trees that were originally growing in these areas.