A farm employing people with special needs set up a process line and an experimental kitchen, where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.
Projects & Practice
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
Setting up an innovative enterprise in a historic building to strengthen the regional and local agricultural economy, while promoting employment and tourism.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
An association working in a remote village in rural Latvia, used RDP support to set up a wood and glass workshop thus creating new employment and income opportunities for the local people.
An agricultural holding installed 42 ha of pastures which helped increase the farm’s livestock while increasing carbon sequestration and offering environmental services.