Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Projects & Practice
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
Setting up a state-of-the-art greenhouse for hydroponic production of tomatoes using renewable energy sources for heating.