A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
Projects & Practice
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
A small group of young farmers started an initiative of collecting and sharing low tech on farm solutions, which then evolved into an digital open platform for disseminating innovations.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.
Farmers in France’s Auvergne region used EAFRD support to preserve peatland and wet meadows in two Natura 2000 areas where over a hundred farmers raise cattle.
A winemaking cooperative in France’s Jura region used EAFRD funding to develop a bio-purification system for managing waste in an environmentally sustainable way.