Using LEADER support to promote innovative water management techniques among the farming community in Flanders.
Projects & Practice
A young farmer created a new business model that combines organic farming and environmental protection with job creation and socially inclusive educational services.
A social enterprise used LEADER funding to set up a stylish boutique selling quality second-hand items, supporting both reuse and the long-term unemployed.
The project focuses on improving access to agricultural land for new farmers and on adapting conventional agriculture to new agricultural systems based on the production or maintenance of biodiversity through profitable and innovative practices.
A consultancy company which specialises in remote sensing applications for agricultural analysis used LEADER support to invest in a suitably equipped, lightweight Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
Creating a testing area for young entrepreneurs wishing to work in organic market gardening or horticulture, where they can receive training and advice.
Developing an area-specific vision on hedgerows and coaching farmers to manage and integrate hedgerows into their farming activities.
Expanding the range of tourist offer in a LAG area by supporting a small farm to diversify into horseback riding and therapeutic riding.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
An ambitious entrepreneur used business start-up aid for young farmers in order to modernise his farm and create a series of innovative products.