The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Projects & Practice
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
In response to the increasing number of tourists, a small accommodation provider used RDP support to increase the capacity of his business and set up leisure activities.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
Cooperation on a pilot project that could provide a more viable and sustainable alternative to manage river banks.
Financed by the Romanian rural development programme, a small patisserie and confectionary workshop upscaled its business by constructing a new building to increase its production capacity and offer utility areas to customers.