In the region of Veneto a network of actors cooperated to preserve biodiversity and to provide targeted support to farmers engaged in this task.
Projects & Practice
In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.
A Romanian company contructed of a modern dairy plant with a renewable energy production unit that uses the by-products of milk production.
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.
Agri-environment cooperatives in the Netherlands use results-based schemes to distribute payments to farmers according to on-farm nature conservation results.
Sustainable construction of buildings by using of innovative materials (hemp).
Identifying village tourism experiences that have resulted in successful practices to share and replicate them in other territories.
The “Living on the Edge” route comprises of 21 different sites presenting the nature, culture and history of South-Estonia using the yellow frame, the iconic symbol of “National Geographic”.
Local farmers and agro-processors came together to carry out this research project to test and develop a niche product.
A small essential oils company used EAFRD funds to add organic rose oil to its product range by investing into distillery equipment.