A new participatory approach for increasing landowners’ knowledge on how to manage drainage ditches that play a key role in Swedish agriculture.
Projects & Practice
Introducing a new forest management method that ensures the rapid and natural rejuvenation of harvested forests.
Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
EU funding conrtibuted to create and promote a new cultural and culinary brand for the attractive Vistula valley in Poland, helping the region to entice tourists.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funds to develop a network of nature-based service providers and activities to support their development such as study trips and work groups.
A French hazelnut farm used EAFRD support to develop a visitor centre, helping boost direct sales and educate citizens on hazelnut production and processing.
A business network used LEADER funding to provide an alternative source of business support to rural communities through local people with relevant knowledge and contacts.