This project aims to develop a new revenue stream for commonage farmers in the Blackstairs Mountains for the delivery of innovative ecosystem services whilst simultaneously improving habitat condition in the Blackstairs Mountain SAC and adjacent semi-natural habitats (peatlands, heathlands and grasslands).

Geographical location (NUTS3) South-East Region (IE)
Main Funding Source Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 for Operational Groups (in the sense of Art 56 of Reg.1305/2013)
Project Duration 2018 – 2022
Total Budget €1,500,000

The EIP-AGRI Service Point Operational Group abstract for this project can be found here.

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