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 construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
The knowledge generated in research and innovation projects is hard to access, thus it is vital to create networks for knowledge transfer between production and research.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
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.
A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.