The 'Future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands and a unique bottom-up initiative.
Projects & Practice
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
This project created free outdoor recreational infrastructure for a range of age groups and motivated them to take up physical activity through workshops and presentations.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A micro distillery was established with the aim of producing unique, high-quality vodka and brandy from potatoes that are not of marketable quality.