Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
Projects & Practice
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.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
‘Nos Oignons’ is an association that supported the preparation and implementation of three RDP funded projects that promote social farming in Wallonia.
unique military fortress complex, listed as the national cultural monument, was turned into an attractive recreational and relaxation centre Kortina.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
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.
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.