Call for proposal 2015 for "Pilot on-farm projects to test result-based remuneration schemes for the enhancement of biodiversity" DG ENV/RBAPS 2015 Closed!

Objectives

The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:

  • To promote the design, development and use in rural areas of result-based remuneration schemes to conserve and enhance biodiversity;
  • To increase the understanding of factors that contribute to the success or failure of such schemes;
  • To identify opportunities and conditions for increasing the use of such schemes in the EU and in particular in the context of the CAP;
    • To explore the potential for such schemes to be applied widely in the rural countryside and beyond grasslands, e.g. for the protection and enhancement of pollinators and soil biodiversity;
    • To demonstrate the potential of these schemes to achieve the ecological results they are designed for by developing, testing and applying widely appropriate monitoring to verify the ecological results achieved;
    • To promote and increase awareness and better understanding of the benefits of results based remuneration schemes particularly within the rural community.

Actions

The objectives are to be achieved largely through the design, set-up, management and monitoring of pilot, results-based remuneration schemes applied on working farms.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 0,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 September 2015 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Secretariat-General

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