Five districts in the north of Hesse joined forces to provide fast internet access in a region where no privately financed investment was covering the existing digital divide.
Projects & Practice
Installing an efficient irrigation system in a fig orchard helped to better manage water stress for the trees and increased the quality and volume of production.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
A LEADER funded project to expand and upgrade the current transmission network on the small island of Samsø.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.