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
Green Care projects on family farms offer social services close to home in rural areas. They increase the quality of life for people, secure and create jobs while also helping to preserve small-scale agriculture and forestry.
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
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.