A cheese-producing farm used RDP support to set up a new plant for producing speciality cheeses and ensure its long-term financial sustainability.
Projects & Practice
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
A pilot project to create an innovative pig farm based on the principle of processing fresh manure to minimise GHG emissions and increase the farm’s profitability.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
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.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
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.