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.
Projects & Practice
Austria`s western Vorarlberg region used EAFRD funding to develop a support network to help its communities protect local wildlife and natural habitats.
A farmers association provided support on planning and facilitation of land stewardship, with particular focus on grazing in Sønderup river valley.
Agri-environment cooperatives in the Netherlands use results-based schemes to distribute payments to farmers according to on-farm nature conservation results.
A local community used discarded fruit to producing fruit juice for local consumption.
Sustainable construction of buildings by using of innovative materials (hemp).
Setting up a catering company and café utilising the culinary skills of migrants.
The community centre of a small Latvian village was renovated and equipped to support soap production and training courses, thus turning the village into a tourist attraction.
A small Finnish start-up company developed nutritional supplements based on traditional herbs and plants from Lapland.