Developing an area-specific vision on hedgerows and coaching farmers to manage and integrate hedgerows into their farming activities.
Projects & Practice
A case study on NRN support to designing LEADER.
Communities coming together to collaboratively develop locally suited, innovative actions to mitigate climate change in rural Finland.
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
Refurbishment of a mountain path to stimulate economic activity and thus contribute to the revitalisation of the neighbouring rural areas.
Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.