The North Connemara Locally Led Agri-Environmental Scheme is a local agricultural scheme to incentivise farmers to incorporate agricultural animals in improving the ecology of their land.
Projects & Practice
A transnational cooperation project to promote DIY solutions for renewable energy production in rural communities.
A small farm converted to organic vegetable production and in so doing successfully increased its competitiveness and profitability.
An investment project for the modernisation and automation of a frozen fruits processing plant in order to minimise production losses.
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.
A market-driven investment to increase a sheep farm’s competitiveness, through the intensification of high quality organic milk production.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
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.