The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Projects & Practice
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.
A cheese-producing farm used RDP support to set up a new plant for producing speciality cheeses and ensure its long-term financial sustainability.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
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.