A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
Projects & Practice
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
The project aimed to develop local participatory activities within the Natura 2000 sites of Andalusia.
Upgrading the production capacity of a farm by investing into building new greenhouses and setting up an irrigation system.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
‘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.
Support from the Slovakian rural development programme financed the reconstruction of a forest road as to improve access for fire protection vehicles.
Investing into new machinery for applying liquid fertilizers on crop production in order to protect ground and surface waters.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.