The genetic integrity of two species of traditional Lithuanian sheep breeds is being protected by agri-environment and climate RDP funds on a certified organic family farm which sells the sheep’s meat and wool and offspring, as well as uses the traditional breed as a unique rural tourism attraction.
Projects & Practice
A project that combines research, environmental education and forestry practice and is aimed at small and medium-sized private forest owners who are severely affected by climate change.
The long-term programme of knowledge transfer in organic farming was set up to improve the competitiveness of organic farming in Estonia and increase local organic food consumption.
A project that promotes the use of renewable energy to improve air quality through training and awareness raising.
A family farm invested in soil conservation practices to increase its capacity to store water and its microbial biomass activity.
The construction of a treetop path that enhances visitors’ experience in one of the oldest oak forests in Europe.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.