Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
Projects & Practice
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
An example on how the process of preparing a local development strategy was used for stakeholder consultation on key rural development issues.
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.
The project supported the construction of a water supply network in the village of Reka, ensuring that all inhabitants have adequate access to water.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
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.