Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
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.
A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
An initiative to sensitise companies in the Northern Eifel region to the problem of management succession at an early stage.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
A family business, with a long-standing tradition of producing denim clothing, used support from the LEADER measure to establish a modern workshop and increase its share in domestic and international markets.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.