The project focuses on improving access to agricultural land for new farmers and on adapting conventional agriculture to new agricultural systems based on the production or maintenance of biodiversity through profitable and innovative practices.
Projects & Practice
A new participatory approach for increasing landowners’ knowledge on how to manage drainage ditches that play a key role in Swedish agriculture.
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
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.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
Restoring a wetland ecosystem and creating an observation area, for ecological, hydrological, educational and touristic purposes.
An on-demand local bus service, ‘Bwcabus’, tailored to the needs of rural passengers has helped improve accessibility, reduced car dependency and assisted in lifting rural communities out of deprivation.