A family-owned business created multiple revenue streams by creating a new product from an olive stone by-product, demonstrating sustainable economic development and environmental protection.
Projects & Practice
Support from the Swedish Rural Development Programme helped improve accessibility for visitors in a restored municipal nature reserve.
Targeted advice on climate mitigation actions for individual farms provides farmers with consultant support to effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A cooperative of apple producers set up a joint effort among its members to control the codling moth, a major pest, by means of sexual confusion.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
This LEADER-funded project created several small wetlands and helped raise awareness of and interest in water protection among landowners. It also contributed to increasing the amount of available water in the island of Gotland.