Aim of the project: (1) assessment of the role of traditional grazed olive groves for nature conservation and the smart and inclusive sustainable development in the European Union. (2) establishment of an organic group certification system for traditional olive systems in the upper Mondego valley in Portugal. (3) realisation of green farm payments for traditional farming in the Mondego valley. (4) organisation of an international workshop in Guarda (Domínio Vale do Mondego) on realising green payments in the EU.
Unfortunately this project was not awarded by the Van Tienhoven Foundation.