Promoting extensive grazing in a communal area to enhance biodiversity in and around a Natura 2000 designated area.
Projects & Practice
Rural Development Progamme investment support enabled a conventional broiler farmer to construct a new energy efficient broiler house.
Using LEADER support to set up an electric car sharing scheme in a rural community.
Setting up the first transnational LEADER region in Europe, thus allowing the elaboration of a common strategy between LAGs, and include provisions for more sound financial management of and implementation of TNC projects.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
A pilot programme in Scotland on Public Procurement led to new opportunities and markets for Scottish SMEs.
Producers in Scotland saw the opportunity to link together their activities to encourage greater visitor numbers to rural destinations by creating a network of artisan chocolatiers.
A network that helps improve sustainability through farmer-led innovation. ‘Field labs’ and research grants provide farmers with skills, support and scientific backing to find solutions to the challenges which farmers face.