A young farmer received RDP support to build stone wall terraces, helping him to improve the farm’s productivity, while protecting its soil from erosion.
Projects & Practice
An eco-farm implementing agri-environment-climate measures aims to foster ecosystem services and climate adaptation on-farm as well as promote wider uptake throughout the farming community.
‘Planty’ have built a state-of-the-art greenhouse, that uses environmentally friendly techniques and covers the complete production cycle from seed to market.
A project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.
In a rural area without public sewage system, a LEADER project helped the local population to get familiar with the new environmental standards, legislation and requirements on wastewater treatment. It also enabled them to make informed decisions on which wastewater treatment technology to use.
Setting up a briquette production plant that uses wood dust and energetic willow, shows how a region's natural resources can be used for energy production in an environmentally friendly way.
A biofuel production and packaging line was established in an olive growing region of Greece. The waste residues are used to produce biofuel (PELLET) offering considerable economic and environmental benefits.