A farm employing people with special needs set up a process line and an experimental kitchen, where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.
Projects & Practice
A community project in which young people actively participated in shaping their environment and strengthened the cohesion of their community.
An initiative to sensitise companies in the Northern Eifel region to the problem of management succession at an early stage.
A company created a modular rearing system that allows them to combine egg and quality rooster meat production, while respecting the environment and animal welfare.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
A family farm used LEADER support to build a new greenhouse that would provide optimum conditions for growing traditional varieties of Estonian roses.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
The ‘Meine Gemeinde – Heimat für alle’ (‘My Community – make yourself at home’) project brought together local stakeholders into inclusion working groups using LEADER support to develop a range of activities promoting migrant integration.