A small farm converted to organic vegetable production and in so doing successfully increased its competitiveness and profitability.
Projects & Practice
The Organic farming measure in the Austrian Rural Development Programme (RDP) helps preserve and enhance biodiversity; establish nutrient cycles on farms and reduce input, while also increasing soil fertility.
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 farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.