The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Projects & Practice
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
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.
Modernisation of a cannery with new machinery leading to improved competitiveness and a stronger local short supply chain.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
Cooperation on a pilot project that could provide a more viable and sustainable alternative to manage river banks.