A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
Projects & Practice
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
Development of an online platform and an app that allows beekeepers to more efficiently maintain their intervention records and exchange know-how.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.