Setting up the first transnational LEADER region in Europe, thus allowing the elaboration of a common strategy between LAGs, and include provisions for more sound financial management of and implementation of TNC projects.
Projects & Practice
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
Setting up an innovative enterprise in a historic building to strengthen the regional and local agricultural economy, while promoting employment and tourism.