Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
Expanding the range of tourist offer in a LAG area by supporting a small farm to diversify into horseback riding and therapeutic riding.
A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
An example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.