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.
A new participatory approach for increasing landowners’ knowledge on how to manage drainage ditches that play a key role in Swedish agriculture.
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.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
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.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.