Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
Projects & Practice
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
A micro distillery was established with the aim of producing unique, high-quality vodka and brandy from potatoes that are not of marketable quality.
A micro enterprise received LEADER support and turned a hobby into a revenue-generating business: using insects to produce protein flour for animal feed.
A project that demonstrates how agri-environment support can significantly help the protection of the environment while also increasing the profitability of a farm.