Offering a coordinated multi-stakeholder approach in terms of training, technology transfer and decision making to finding alternative approaches to pest management and reducing pesticide use in the wine-producing sector of Tuscany.
Projects & Practice
Elevated growing trays and the automation of some management tasks has enabled strawberry production to be less reliant on external inputs and to re-use irrigation water.
A Slovakian company with a long history of manufacturing confectionery products benefited from Rural Development Programme support to modernise its equipment and production processes.
Reconstruction plan for Protected Designation of Origin olive oil producers supported by Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
Setting up an anti-hail system over a newly planted orchard of cherry trees, in order to mitigate the impact of climate change over agricultural production.
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.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.