A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
Projects & Practice
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
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.
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
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.
An educational peer-to-peer programme for farmers that are engaged into innovative practices, facilitated through participative techniques and scientific expertise.
A restoration project of an old railway station became a model of energy-efficient renovation work and set the grounds for creating a eco cluster of specialised companies and technicians.