The aim of the project is to support the management of these selected areas, so that the historical features, aesthetic values, biodiversity and accessibility are maintained.
The criteria for selecting the landscapes was as follows:
• agricultural landscapes rich in biodiversity and historical/cultural assets
• that long-term management and upkeep of the landscape was viable.
Furthermore, the sites were chosen according to the following criteria: A
defined and holistic area, formed by continuity of management over time,
representative of particular areas or alternatively have special qualities/
characteristics and finally, provide important examples of interest for
the outside world.