A rural women’s association used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to organise wool processing training courses and to create employment opportunities by valorising wool, a by-product of sheep meat production.
Projects & Practice
Expanding the range of tourist offer in a LAG area by supporting a small farm to diversify into horseback riding and therapeutic riding.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and the construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
Setting up a grocery and a social café to support people with intellectual disabilities enter the job market and gain their independence.
The construction of a treetop path that enhances visitors’ experience in one of the oldest oak forests in Europe.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
A community project in which young people actively participated in shaping their environment and strengthened the cohesion of their community.