A number of arable farms formed a consortium to explore the possibility of growing oleaginous crops and adding value to the local production.
Projects & Practice
An educational peer-to-peer programme for farmers that are engaged into innovative practices, facilitated through participative techniques and scientific expertise.
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.
As part of the greater LEADER project ‘Moselle Diversity’ the sub-project ‘World City’ supported the organisation of summer activities for children aged between 7 and 12, including children of refugees, and fostered cultural diversity and the values of ‘living together’.
A mini-foodtruck called GAL’otte is fostering citizens’ exchanges and social cohesion in Pays de Herve, by preparing and baking pizza together with the citizens.
A restoration project of an old railway station became a model of energy-efficient renovation work and set the grounds for creating a eco cluster of specialised companies and technicians.
A farm used RDP support to set up a micro district heating system to produce heating from wood biomass and at the same time expand its leisure and tourism facilities.
An renovated traditional house became a multi-purpose public space, offering opportunities for interaction among the members of the local community.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.
Setting up a state-of-the-art greenhouse for hydroponic production of tomatoes using renewable energy sources for heating.