Rural Development Programme (RDP) support was used for helping to prevent forest fires in a former military testing area in Brandenburg, Germany, that is heavily contaminated with explosive material.
Projects & Practice
Setting up an inter-generational cooperative, bringing generations together to help each other and share their knowledge and skills.
HofladenBOX is an online marketplace where customers can order products directly from more than 60 different farmers in the Fürth district.
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
Using LEADER support to set up an electric car sharing scheme in a rural community.
Knowledge exchange network established to foster multi-actor collaboration and sharing around organic agriculture.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
A project to support demining of agricultural land in war-affected areas of Croatia.
A young female farmer introduced a blackberry plantation into a wheat and barley production area and created added value by developing a new range of products. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Improving competitiveness' category.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.