An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Projects & Practice
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
Many small towns have the problem of vacant sales spaces and an innovative concept to revitalise city centres is to offer flexible rental options to pop-up shops. This was the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Popular Vote' category.
‘Nos Oignons’ is an association that supported the preparation and implementation of three RDP funded projects that promote social farming in Wallonia.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
A slaughterhouse was established on the island of Bornholm to offer slaughtering facilities to small husbandry farms or for larger herds of sheep or cattle.
A rural business development and capacity building project with an emphasis on increasing revenue in the small-islands tourism industry of Denmark.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
Developing innovative IT solutions that allow potential clients of a small company to assess the efficiency of the promoted software for emergency services.