A family farm converted to organic lavender farming in order to diversify their offer of products and services in an environmentally sustainable way.
Projects & Practice
In response to increasing demand for wood fuel, a wood processing company in Greece, used support from the LEADER measure to set up a new pellet production line.
A conventional dairy farmer in Denmark used RDP support to build a new stable which enabled reduced production costs and improved animal welfare conditions.
A family farm invested in soil conservation practices to increase its capacity to store water and its microbial biomass activity.
Expanding the production capacity of a pig farm in Denmark, while improving animal welfare and reducing NH3 emissions.
Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
Rural Development Progamme investment support enabled a conventional broiler farmer to construct a new energy efficient broiler house.
Expanding the range of tourist offer in a LAG area by supporting a small farm to diversify into horseback riding and therapeutic riding.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
An example of a LEADER financed local festival that became a tool to promote cultural heritage and create the conditions necessary for sustainable local development.