Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
Projects & Practice
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.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.