In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
Organising a series of awareness raising and capacity building activities for environmental NGOs in Mayotte.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
Local authorities in France’s Midi-Pyrénées region used EAFRD funding to develop a medical centre to improve the quality of health services particularly for the elderly.
Farmers in France’s Auvergne region used EAFRD support to preserve peatland and wet meadows in two Natura 2000 areas where over a hundred farmers raise cattle.
A LAG from eastern France prepared a territorial supply plan to help forest decision-makers to monitor and coordinate supply and demand for their territory’s timber products.