The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Projects & Practice
Restoration of a meadow irrigation ditch to revive a multi-centennial tradition that existed throughout Europe and over time has produced meadows of outstanding flora.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
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.
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.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.