Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
A Finnish University used EAFRD funding to organise information days, pilot projects and professional tours to enable food processing companies to develop their local sales.
A farmers association provided support on planning and facilitation of land stewardship, with particular focus on grazing in Sønderup river valley.
Natural potential of rural areas often remains unexploited. In Estonia the construction of a water themed park generated interest in the countryside and attracted visitors through promoting eco-tourism and environmental education.