A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
Projects & Practice
Restoration of a meadow irrigation ditch to revive a multi-centennial tradition that existed throughout Europe and over time has produced meadows of outstanding flora.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Development of an online platform and an app that allows beekeepers to more efficiently maintain their intervention records and exchange know-how.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
An association working in a remote village in rural Latvia, used RDP support to set up a wood and glass workshop thus creating new employment and income opportunities for the local people.