Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Installing a net to reduce the risk of damage from natural threats such as hail, torrential rains, birds and insects.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.