A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
Projects & Practice
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.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
A slaughterhouse was established on the island of Bornholm to offer slaughtering facilities to small husbandry farms or for larger herds of sheep or cattle.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.