Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
Projects & Practice
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
An example of sustainable cultivation of olive trees and extraction of olive oil using innovative ultrasound techniques.
The knowledge generated in research and innovation projects is hard to access, thus it is vital to create networks for knowledge transfer between production and research.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
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 family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.