Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
Projects & Practice
Developing an approach to risk assessment for RDPs in Ireland.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
Granting a premium to support viticulture on steep slopes and terraced vineyards as a high-quality farming practice
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
A restoration project of an old railway station became a model of energy-efficient renovation work and set the grounds for creating a eco cluster of specialised companies and technicians.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.