The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
Projects & Practice
Building a reservoir to catch runoff water and provide protection against floods in a vulnerable area.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
EAFRD funding was used to install a biogas plant, covering the farms electricity needs and generating income from the sale of electricity to the national grid.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.
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.