The genetic integrity of two species of traditional Lithuanian sheep breeds is being protected by agri-environment and climate RDP funds on a certified organic family farm which sells the sheep’s meat and wool and offspring, as well as uses the traditional breed as a unique rural tourism attraction.
Projects & Practice
A results-based agri-environment scheme (AES) for permanent grasslands in Baden-Württemberg.
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice