This LEADER-funded project created several small wetlands and helped raise awareness of and interest in water protection among landowners. It also contributed to increasing the amount of available water in the island of Gotland.
Projects & Practice
The “Gutes vom Bauernhof” website and mobile application aimed to improve direct marketing in the farm sector in Austria.
EAFRD support helped a traditional dairy producer in Scotland to differentiate his production from milk into an organic certified mozzarella type of cheese.
A young entrepreneur diversified his farm by setting up an agricultural day care centre.
LEADER funding supported the diversification of a family farm into a leisure business offering a professional golf court and a bistro with local products.
An old farm diversified into a spa that combines leisure and countryside lifestyle.
A canal stream was reconstructed to get extra water storage capacity and to improve the water quality and biodiversity in the surrounding area.
IRRIFRAME is an expert system for irrigation backed by the results of more than 50 years of research on plant/water relations and sustainable irrigation management.
The members of a cooperative in Tuscany, cooperated with a university to investigate the possibility to produce cheese, yogurt and possibly cosmetics from donkey milk.
A dairy plant in Slovenia used EAFRD support for its modernisation and became a lead producer of high quality milk and cheese in the country.