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.
Projects & Practice
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
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.
Agri-environment cooperatives in the Netherlands use results-based schemes to distribute payments to farmers according to on-farm nature conservation results.