An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Projects & Practice
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
Training on small-scale water retention was provided to the staff of relevant regional authorities in order to confront the impact of climate change at regional level.
The PRIP project extended the national fibre-optic network in Lithuania to some of the remotest rural communities.
This Lithuanian LEADER project empowered the women of a small village to create a brand for their organic fruit and vegetables, and increase the income they generate by selling their home produce.
The community centre of a small Latvian village was renovated and equipped to support soap production and training courses, thus turning the village into a tourist attraction.