The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Projects & Practice
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
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.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
A young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
In order to improve the economic performance of his holding, a young farmer received support to increase the cultivated land and to build an irrigated greenhouse for the production of vegetables.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
Responding to clients’ needs by offering new integrated veterinary services using a mobile laboratory.
The PRIP project extended the national fibre-optic network in Lithuania to some of the remotest rural communities.