Measure 15 played a key role in the protection and spreading the use of local forestry genetic resources in the Italian region of Marche.
Projects & Practice
The Äerdschëff is the first public Earthship building in the world and will serve as a place to document, educate and research as well as stimulate curiosity and creativity about future-proof living and the circular economy.
Revitalising a declining rural community by developing a sustainable ecovillage through learning and networking.
A family farm converted to organic lavender farming in order to diversify their offer of products and services in an environmentally sustainable way.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
Organic and biodynamic farms cooperate to jointly acquire conservation tillage equipment (subsoilers and no till seeding machine) to enhance soil quality, reduce pollution and maximise their soil’s capacity to act as a carbon sink
Refurbishment of a mountain path to stimulate economic activity and thus contribute to the revitalisation of the neighbouring rural areas.
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
The ‘Terroir Moselle wine and architecture route’ is a ‘preparatory’ cooperation project gathering six LEADER areas, five wine growing areas from four regions and three countries.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.