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.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.
An intercultural youth event that allows young people from neighboring countries to learn about each other’s language and culture and to exchange experiences.
Implementing a result-based nature conservation measure for species and habitat protection as to allow more flexibility for farmers in choosing and implementing management activities suitable to their land.
Restoring a wetland ecosystem and creating an observation area, for ecological, hydrological, educational and touristic purposes.