Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
Projects & Practice
The Flemish NSU organised a series of Learning Networks for LEADER meetings focussing on specific topics, in order to support the exchange of information, invite topic experts and improve LEADER and CLLD implementation.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.
A project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
Developing innovative IT solutions that allow potential clients of a small company to assess the efficiency of the promoted software for emergency services.
A LEADER funded project to expand and upgrade the current transmission network on the small island of Samsø.
An educational peer-to-peer programme for farmers that are engaged into innovative practices, facilitated through participative techniques and scientific expertise.
Supporting the preparatory work for the creation of a 41 km green lane linking up bends the Meuse river between the municipalities of Yvoir and Huy in Wallonia.
LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.