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Interview with Žymantas Morkvėnas from Lithuania

"Farmers become advocats for agro-biodiversity"

Žymantas talks about the advantages of results-based agri-environmental schemes and how such a scheme was implemented in Lithuania . Listen to the interview. (Photo: www.otop.org.pl)

News from Ireland

Minister announces launch of Results Based Environment-Agri Pilot

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., has announced the opening of the Results-Based Environment-Agri Pilot Project (REAP). Read more

News from Hungary

Combining results-based and value-chain contracts

Contracts2.0 project, Őrség National Park Directorate and ESSRG started to investigate how result-based schemes and value-chain approaches could be integrated. Read more

Pearl Mussel Project in Ireland

Farmers believe results-based payments are ‘fair and accurate’

Farmers in the results-based Pearl Mussel Project took part in a survey on scheme, with a number of questions in relation to payments and the scheme posed. Read article.

Successful RBP Pilot in Scotland

Podcast on future prospectives

In this podcast NatureScot’s Kirsten Brewster and Kay Prichard explain first results of piloting an outcome based approach in Scotland (POBAS) and how it might be extended in the future. Listen to the podcast

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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

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.