Rural Development Programme support was used for installing a water recycling system to further reduce costs of vegetable hydroponic production, and minimising waste water.
Projects & Practice
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.
A project that combines research, environmental education and forestry practice and is aimed at small and medium-sized private forest owners who are severely affected by climate change.
Setting up an inter-generational cooperative, bringing generations together to help each other and share their knowledge and skills.
MUNTER integrates objectives for water, soil and flood protection with broader objectives such as climate protection, biodiversity and animal welfare.
This project combined state-of-the-art sensoring techniques and models with a participatory monitoring process with farmers and water authorities to create a common understanding of the main local challenges and possible solutions to enhance water quality. In addition, the process empowered individual farmers to become equal partners with water authorities as they gained knowledge and access to data. Problems with water management differ between regions, but the process of jointly collecting, learning from and acting on data can be applied across regions.
HofladenBOX is an online marketplace where customers can order products directly from more than 60 different farmers in the Fürth district.
A results-based agri-environment scheme (AES) for permanent grasslands in Baden-Württemberg.
A dairy cooperative used LEADER support to set up a biorefinery plant for recovering energy from whey.
Setting up collaborative water system measures and a governance approach to increase self-sufficiency of freshwater availability for agriculture.