Using RDP support to develop and test a prototype mobile solar power station that can produce clean energy at any location without needing any fixed infrastructure.
Projects & Practice
Creating a testing area for young entrepreneurs wishing to work in organic market gardening or horticulture, where they can receive training and advice.
A case study on NRN support to designing LEADER.
In Finland, trialling the winter harvesting of the common reed provides a greater availability of sustainable resources with collateral environmental benefits.
Collaborative learning and tools for assessing soil health contribute to farmers’ understanding of problems and alternative management strategies.
Elevated growing trays and the automation of some management tasks has enabled strawberry production to be less reliant on external inputs and to re-use irrigation water.
A pig farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to improve the animals’ living conditions and the branding of their products.
The construction of a new production facility to process minced fava beans and to take advantage of the market shift from meat to plant-based protein foods.
Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.