Projects & Practice
An EIP AGRI operational group was set up in Emilia Romagna to identify agronomic techniques that contribute to the reduction of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions in organic farming.
Piloting a tool that helps assess the impact potential and necessary points of improvement of LEADER projects, already during the project’s application phase.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.