The ‘Climate and Energy Region’ is an integrated awareness raising campaign on climate change, addressed to children, young people, adults, businesses and communities.
Projects & Practice
Organising a competition to support and encourage businesses and their sustainable projects in tourism, health, agriculture and forestry in the Kalkalpen National Park, Austria
A small farm converted to organic vegetable production and in so doing successfully increased its competitiveness and profitability.
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.
A cooperative focused on quality cheese production, used Rural Development Programme support to expand its facilities and thus ensure the continuous growth of its business.
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
A project that aimed to mobilise society, build inter-generational cooperation and promote the region’s culinary tradition as means to preserve its cultural heritage.
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.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas