Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
Projects & Practice
A Local Action Group (LAG) helps coordinate the climate and energy strategies of its municipalities.
Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
A LEADER project that promoted the use of the local natural heritage as a lever for sustainable local development.
Supporting the development of a demonstration model of a new harvesting machine adapted to the environment of Danish wetlands.
A restoration project of an old railway station became a model of energy-efficient renovation work and set the grounds for creating a eco cluster of specialised companies and technicians.
A small commune in Romania used EAFRD support to restore and promote its local landmark: a botanical garden, and design a training programme on environmental aspects for young farmers.