This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
Projects & Practice
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
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 successful pilot project to improve animal welfare conditions and slurry management in a pig and poultry farm in north-east Bohemia.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.