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.
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 series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the 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.
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.