Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
Projects & Practice
RDP support financed a series of restoration and basic works on a historic monument church in rural Romania.
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
A cooperation project was set up between 4 LAGs and 1 FLAG to promote local heritage and stimulate the local economy around a lake area.
The project considered built heritage as a development lever for a rural area and relied upon the younger generation to raise awareness about it and to take care of it in the longer term.
A project set out to renovate and expand an old dairy farm by using new technological solutions.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.