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
Investments in renewable energy helped a pig farm to maintain and increase its competitiveness.
Testing the transferability of landscape management to other Natura 2000 sites.
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 cooperative ‘Dobrina’ used LEADER support for awareness raising and capacity building activities in order to promote locally produced high quality fresh food to public schools and attract more producers.
RDP support financed the replacement of outdated irrigation infrastructure towards improved water use efficiency, increased crop yields and reduced energy costs.
Awareness raising and sales promotion for organic crops and products
Sustainable construction of buildings by using of innovative materials (hemp).
Setting up a centre to upgrade, produce and maintain electric vehicles and charging stations.
An Estonian NRN TV-project helped change the public perception about rural life.