An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Projects & Practice
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
A slaughterhouse was established on the island of Bornholm to offer slaughtering facilities to small husbandry farms or for larger herds of sheep or cattle.
A rural business development and capacity building project with an emphasis on increasing revenue in the small-islands tourism industry of Denmark.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
The success story a hobby farmer with full time employment who created a world class dessert wine and now supplies Michelin restaurants both nationally and internationally.
A project offering training modules targeting bovine breeders to promote alternative methods to maintain healthy livestock and decrease the use of antibiotics
LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.