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.
Projects & Practice
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
The Canary Islands have implemented Simplified Cost Options in order to simplify RDP implementation and reduce the error rate
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
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.