A rural women’s association used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to organise wool processing training courses and to create employment opportunities by valorising wool, a by-product of sheep meat production.
Projects & Practice
Targeted advice on climate mitigation actions for individual farms provides farmers with consultant support to effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Knowledge exchange network established to foster multi-actor collaboration and sharing around organic agriculture.
An EIP AGRI operational group was set up in Emilia Romagna to identify agronomic techniques that contribute to the reduction of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions in organic farming.
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.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.