Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
Projects & Practice
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
Cooperation on a pilot project that could provide a more viable and sustainable alternative to manage river banks.
This LEADER-funded project created several small wetlands and helped raise awareness of and interest in water protection among landowners. It also contributed to increasing the amount of available water in the island of Gotland.
IRRIFRAME is an expert system for irrigation backed by the results of more than 50 years of research on plant/water relations and sustainable irrigation management.
Seven LAGs in the Lombardy region cooperated to create the 'Fair trade economic district', which is an innovative development model to promote economic and cultural growth in rural areas.