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Stunning news from Ireland

large scale RBPS pilot launched

The Irish government has launched a large scale RBPS pilot for the CAP transition period. The pilot will trial a results-based scoring and payment system with suitable measures on participating farms across the country with a view to identifying upscaling potential and feasibility for use of the model in the next agri-environment scheme following on from GLAS. The pilot will aim to cover a broad geographic spread and include a wide range of farming enterprise types. This is a major step in a national roll out and mainstreaming of RBPS in Ireland. Read more

RBP network webinar on 22nd October

"Implementation of RBPS in CAP 21-27"

In this webinar we explored what role RBPS might play in ensuring a more equitable and effective CAP. We heard about best practice examples from different countries and how to scale up RBPS in the first pillar of CAP. Read more

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News from Slovenia

Semi-RBPS for corncrakes and prevention of invasive plants

Meadows, on which corncrakes are present in the current year are mown late, meadows without corncrakes are mown earlier, to prevent the spread of invasive alien plant species. Read more

News from Brussels

RBPS in EU law

Results-based payment schemes are included in the proposal for the regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing rules on support for strategic plans. Read more.

Brendan Dunford from Ireland

“Results-based schemes bring diversity to the management”

Brendan Dunford explains, what he would advise countries, who want to start with such a program. Watch the video

Results-based approaches in


Some EU countries like the Netherlands and Germany are discussing possibilities to integrate results-based approaches in their definition of eco-schemes. Read more.

New RBPS in Estonia

Liming measure

A liming-measure is currently developed to enhance the ability of soils to store carbon. It is planned to apply it in the upcoming CAP period (Photo: Ahti Nurm). Read more