Using Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to set up modern poplar plantations in response to the increasing demand from industry for high quality raw materials
Projects & Practice
A female entrepreneur used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support for young farmers to grow her business of producing herbs and container ornamental plants.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
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.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
A local action groups promoted energy efficiency upgrades in the towns of its area and in order to identify good practice examples it cooperated with partner local action groups in Scotland.
EAFRD funding was used to install a biogas plant, covering the farms electricity needs and generating income from the sale of electricity to the national grid.