LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
Projects & Practice
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.
An educational peer-to-peer programme for farmers that are engaged into innovative practices, facilitated through participative techniques and scientific expertise.
An Austrian family converted their dairy farm to produce organic eggs from laying hens in a barn after they saw an opportunity in the market.
In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.