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.
Projects & Practice
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
Using LEADER support to provide information and raise awareness about wild bee protection.
Supporting the preparatory work for the creation of a 41 km green lane linking up bends the Meuse river between the municipalities of Yvoir and Huy in Wallonia.
An ambitious young farmer used RDP support to create a new niche product and a touristic attraction out of his produce of mushrooms that were not suitable for the market.