A young farmer with reduced mobility used support from the Rural Development Programme (RDP) to expand his organic lavender farm and create jobs for people with disabilities.
Projects & Practice
Using LEADER support to promote innovative water management techniques among the farming community in Flanders.
Connecting local know-how and artistic creativity to promote wine production in three rural regions.
The project focuses on improving access to agricultural land for new farmers and on adapting conventional agriculture to new agricultural systems based on the production or maintenance of biodiversity through profitable and innovative practices.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop her goat dairy farm into a dairy and become a major supplier of dairy products domestically and abroad.
A young female farmer used RDP support to install a cow herd management system which improved the economic and animal welfare performance of the farm.
Developing an area-specific vision on hedgerows and coaching farmers to manage and integrate hedgerows into their farming activities.
EAFRD support enabled a young person to start his own commercially-oriented farm, thus contributing to the generational renewal of the sector.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.