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.
Projects & Practice
Adjustments to water management and remedial measures help to preserve protected areas and conserve the landscape of the Western Langstraat.
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
A pilot project to create an innovative pig farm based on the principle of processing fresh manure to minimise GHG emissions and increase the farm’s profitability.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
Bringing together public authorities, research institutes and farmers to explore low carbon emission production models in agriculture.
Digital Clare used training, mentoring and regular online exchanges to improve digital skills in rural County Clare and create a locally recognised name for digital innovation and networking.
The PRIP project extended the national fibre-optic network in Lithuania to some of the remotest rural communities.
A canal stream was reconstructed to get extra water storage capacity and to improve the water quality and biodiversity in the surrounding area.