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.
Projects & Practice
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.
Set up an operational group to improve the efficiency of the fruit production sector in Spain by developing new approaches for joint management of farms.
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 project to address depopulation and attract new settlers in rural areas of the Aragon region.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
A farm used RDP support to acquire new machinery in order to improve its strawberry production and increase its profitability.