Peer-to-peer advisory services help raise biodiversity awareness among Austrian farmers.
Projects & Practice
The long-term programme of knowledge transfer in organic farming was set up to improve the competitiveness of organic farming in Estonia and increase local organic food consumption.
Estonian farms open their doors to guests, who can experience daily life on a farm or a rural business, buy local products and learn about living and working in rural areas.
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.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.