Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
Projects & Practice
The Flemish NSU organised a series of Learning Networks for LEADER meetings focussing on specific topics, in order to support the exchange of information, invite topic experts and improve LEADER and CLLD implementation.
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
‘Nos Oignons’ is an association that supported the preparation and implementation of three RDP funded projects that promote social farming in Wallonia.
This project created free outdoor recreational infrastructure for a range of age groups and motivated them to take up physical activity through workshops and presentations.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
An intercultural youth event that allows young people from neighboring countries to learn about each other’s language and culture and to exchange experiences.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.
An Austrian farm used EAFRD funding to convert the holding into a horse-assisted therapy centre for children and adults with special needs.