Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
Projects & Practice
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
The project aimed to develop local participatory activities within the Natura 2000 sites of Andalusia.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
Implementing a result-based nature conservation measure for species and habitat protection as to allow more flexibility for farmers in choosing and implementing management activities suitable to their land.
Restoring a wetland ecosystem and creating an observation area, for ecological, hydrological, educational and touristic purposes.
An old abandoned farm through three separate investments was turned into an orchard with hail protection nets and a building to store the produce and equipment.
A study tour in Italy and Austria enabled representatives of sanitary and epidemiological stations to gain new knowledge and exchange experiences on how to best supervise small-scale local food production.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
RDP support for young farmers enabled a young entrepreneur to turn his small farm into a viable organic farm which contributes to the protection of the environment while creating new employment opportunities for the local community.