Using LEADER support to promote innovative water management techniques among the farming community in Flanders.
Projects & Practice
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.
Developing an area-specific vision on hedgerows and coaching farmers to manage and integrate hedgerows into their farming activities.
This case study illustrates how LEADER can respond to local development needs.
A local action group set up the Acción Sierra Norte platform to protect the groups most at risk from the spread of COVID-19.
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.