Projects & Practice
The Organic farming measure in the Austrian Rural Development Programme (RDP) helps preserve and enhance biodiversity; establish nutrient cycles on farms and reduce input, while also increasing soil fertility.
Using the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to support the re-establishment of a moor by restoring its original hydrology and the propagation of the natural moor vegetation.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A cooperation project was set up between 4 LAGs and 1 FLAG to promote local heritage and stimulate the local economy around a lake area.