LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.
Projects & Practice
The development of an online platform helped stimulate and support rural enterprises to turn to e-business.
In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.
Setting up a briquette production plant that uses wood dust and energetic willow, shows how a region's natural resources can be used for energy production in an environmentally friendly way.
A Romanian company contructed of a modern dairy plant with a renewable energy production unit that uses the by-products of milk production.
The innovative East Cork Bird Trail created a trail that provides extensive interpretative resources.
A biofuel production and packaging line was established in an olive growing region of Greece. The waste residues are used to produce biofuel (PELLET) offering considerable economic and environmental benefits.
Awareness raising and sales promotion for organic crops and products
The National Rural Network of Slovakia used RDP funds to support the organization of farmers´ markets in different Slovak regions.
Setting up a centre to upgrade, produce and maintain electric vehicles and charging stations.