Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Tularù is an organic and multi-functional closed-cycle farm born that began life as a centre for sustainable production. It offers an alternative approach to solving current environmental, social and economic issues for farms.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.