A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
Projects & Practice
Poland’s RDP allocated a ‘lump sum’ funding package for LEADER Local Actions Groups to help them prepare their Local Development Strategies for the 2014-2020 period.
The Canary Islands have implemented Simplified Cost Options in order to simplify RDP implementation and reduce the error rate
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
An innovative environmental training centre was established in Murcia, demonstrating the potentials of renewable energy based on diversified rural tourism.