A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Projects & Practice
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
A farm used RDP support to acquire new machinery in order to improve its strawberry production and increase its profitability.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.