In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.
Projects & Practice
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.
Awareness raising and sales promotion for organic crops and products
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).
The National Rural Network of Slovakia used RDP funds to support the organization of farmers´ markets in different Slovak regions.
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.
The Onion Route is a network of tourism service providers and a unique cultural space in the Eastern part of Estonia.