Projects & Practice
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.
A community project in which young people actively participated in shaping their environment and strengthened the cohesion of their community.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
RDP funding helped convert a disused building into an inspiring renewable energy visitor centre in Feldheim – Germany’s first village to be supplied with 100 % renewable energy.
EAFRD funding was used to convert three disused buildings into a fire protection education centre for kids.