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
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
Protecting and promoting traditional vegetables can lead to increased incomes for farmers and environmental benefits for society.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.
An intercultural youth event that allows young people from neighboring countries to learn about each other’s language and culture and to exchange experiences.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.