A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
Projects & Practice
‘Nos Oignons’ is an association that supported the preparation and implementation of three RDP funded projects that promote social farming in Wallonia.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.
LEADER funding enabled the purchase of specialist equipment for training students in the use of modern and sophisticated archaeological surveying techniques.
This project created free outdoor recreational infrastructure for a range of age groups and motivated them to take up physical activity through workshops and presentations.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
Precision farming has great economic and environmental potentials and a project was set up to promote its use in the Austrian context.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.