An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
Projects & Practice
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 LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
“My Farm, My Way” is a web platform that allows farmers to exchange ideas and innovative practices and get to learn from each other.
An advisory programme on reducing nutrient pollution, implemented at county level, helps minimise the impact of agriculture on the environment.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.