Expanding the range of tourist offer in a LAG area by supporting a small farm to diversify into horseback riding and therapeutic riding.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
An organic mountain farm uses indigenous breeds to produce high-quality meat, while preserving the local environment and genetic resources.
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 family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
An educational peer-to-peer programme for farmers that are engaged into innovative practices, facilitated through participative techniques and scientific expertise.