Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.