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
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
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 project supported the construction of a water supply network in the village of Reka, ensuring that all inhabitants have adequate access to water.
Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.