Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
Projects & Practice
Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
LEADER funding enabled the purchase of specialist equipment for training students in the use of modern and sophisticated archaeological surveying techniques.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
A micro enterprise received LEADER support and turned a hobby into a revenue-generating business: using insects to produce protein flour for animal feed.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.