RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
Projects & Practice
A network that helps improve sustainability through farmer-led innovation. ‘Field labs’ and research grants provide farmers with skills, support and scientific backing to find solutions to the challenges which farmers face.
The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.
The Czech Republic’s RDP has introduced simplified administration systems that improve transparency and reduce risks of errors concerning eligibility.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
A series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
Peer learning as a way to prepare new LAGs to use CLLD funding.
Agritourism Monitor Farms are rural businesses opened up to wider community groups, other rural businesses and related professionals for site tours, working groups and open discussions.