LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.
Projects & Practice
In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.
Setting up a briquette production plant that uses wood dust and energetic willow, shows how a region's natural resources can be used for energy production in an environmentally friendly way.
A Romanian company contructed of a modern dairy plant with a renewable energy production unit that uses the by-products of milk production.
This Lithuanian LEADER project empowered the women of a small village to create a brand for their organic fruit and vegetables, and increase the income they generate by selling their home produce.
A biofuel production and packaging line was established in an olive growing region of Greece. The waste residues are used to produce biofuel (PELLET) offering considerable economic and environmental benefits.
An innovative LEADER project promotes hiking in the Belgian Eifel area by means of an online hiking planner tool, GPS navigation and a smartphone app.
Identifying village tourism experiences that have resulted in successful practices to share and replicate them in other territories.
Setting up a centre to upgrade, produce and maintain electric vehicles and charging stations.
A family farm turned into free range egg production and used RDP support to set up a mobile henhouse.