Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
The ‘Terroir Moselle wine and architecture route’ is a ‘preparatory’ cooperation project gathering six LEADER areas, five wine growing areas from four regions and three countries.
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.