The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
Projects & Practice
A project that supports generational renewal by promoting employment opportunities in the rural areas of Catalonia.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
A LEADER funded project to expand and upgrade the current transmission network on the small island of Samsø.
‘Nature Connects’ is a campaign to raise and generate awareness on the importance of biodiversity in rural landscapes by bringing together land owners, experts and the broader public.
Using LEADER support to provide information and raise awareness about wild bee protection.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
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.
In favour of biodiversity, a municipality decided to remove spruce trees growing on municipal soil and to rehabilitate broadleaved trees that were originally growing in these areas.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.