A micro enterprise received LEADER support and turned a hobby into a revenue-generating business: using insects to produce protein flour for animal feed.
Projects & Practice
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
A study financed by the Finnish RDP aimed to find new digital solutions for making reindeer husbandry a more efficient and profitable business.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
A restoration project of an old railway station became a model of energy-efficient renovation work and set the grounds for creating a eco cluster of specialised companies and technicians.
An inter-territorial cooperation project in Catalonia promoted the use of endogenous renewable energy and management plans contributing to climate change mitigation and adaption.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.
Austria`s Mühlviertel region developed an organic brand as a marketing tool to promote local producers, suppliers and tourism.
An olive oil mill enterprise in collaboration with a university, the regional chamber of commerce, machinery companies, and others, created a partnership to test an innovative filtering prototype for olive oil production.