Developing a digital platform and a setting up a meeting place to ensure the local supply and socialising needs of the village of Remmesweiler.
Projects & Practice
A social enterprise used RDP funding to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in one of the most depopulated regions in Europe.
Setting up a hybrid irrigation system using solar energy to reduce energy costs and carbon dioxide emissions.
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
A network that helps improve sustainability through farmer-led innovation. ‘Field labs’ and research grants provide farmers with skills, support and scientific backing to find solutions to the challenges which farmers face.
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.
The Canary Islands have implemented Simplified Cost Options in order to simplify RDP implementation and reduce the error rate