The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer received RDP support to set up a new horticultural seedling production facility and create employment for her family.
In order to maintain the traditional activity of extensive sheep and cattle grazing, the government of Andalusia created a pilot training programme on pastoralism for those that wanted to pursue a new career.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
Promoting the use of a landscape feature, as it is the dry-stone constructions, to stimulate territorial development.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
“My Farm, My Way” is a web platform that allows farmers to exchange ideas and innovative practices and get to learn from each other.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
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.