Rural Development Programme support was used to improve the accessibility and educational function of a UNESCO-listed Natural Park in Madeira, Portugal.
Projects & Practice
A new participatory approach for increasing landowners’ knowledge on how to manage drainage ditches that play a key role in Swedish agriculture.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
Using Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to set up modern poplar plantations in response to the increasing demand from industry for high quality raw materials
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
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.
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.
Restoring a wetland ecosystem and creating an observation area, for ecological, hydrological, educational and touristic purposes.