Projects & Practice
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
‘Nos Oignons’ is an association that supported the preparation and implementation of three RDP funded projects that promote social farming in Wallonia.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.