Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
Projects & Practice
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.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
The success story a hobby farmer with full time employment who created a world class dessert wine and now supplies Michelin restaurants both nationally and internationally.
An educational peer-to-peer programme for farmers that are engaged into innovative practices, facilitated through participative techniques and scientific expertise.
A mini-foodtruck called GAL’otte is fostering citizens’ exchanges and social cohesion in Pays de Herve, by preparing and baking pizza together with the citizens.
An all-day bus tour to another country with 24 agri-food entrepreneurs and about ten experts and advisors has proved an innovative way of developing business ideas and the skills and confidence to implement them.
LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.
The project supported the area of Chimay to promote 'green tourism' and boost local development by fostering cooperation among local stakeholders.