An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Projects & Practice
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.
Five districts in the north of Hesse joined forces to provide fast internet access in a region where no privately financed investment was covering the existing digital divide.
EAFRD funding helped expand and develop a social enterprise in rural Scotland. A new training centre is built, a visitor centre expanded and more jobs for adults with special needs created.
In Sweden, local non-profit associations, encouraged and supported by the public sector, are carrying out the building of broadband infrastructure in the countryside.
The PRIP project extended the national fibre-optic network in Lithuania to some of the remotest rural communities.