A farm employing people with special needs set up a process line and an experimental kitchen, where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.
Projects & Practice
A pilot project to create an innovative pig farm based on the principle of processing fresh manure to minimise GHG emissions and increase the farm’s profitability.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
A company created a modular rearing system that allows them to combine egg and quality rooster meat production, while respecting the environment and animal welfare.
‘Nos Oignons’ is an association that supported the preparation and implementation of three RDP funded projects that promote social farming in Wallonia.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
A project offering training modules targeting bovine breeders to promote alternative methods to maintain healthy livestock and decrease the use of antibiotics
In response to the current societal demand for responsible business management and improved animal welfare, farmers in the Netherlands developed an innovative animal friendly barn.
The development of an online platform helped stimulate and support rural enterprises to turn to e-business.