In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
Restoration of a meadow irrigation ditch to revive a multi-centennial tradition that existed throughout Europe and over time has produced meadows of outstanding flora.
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
Organising a series of awareness raising and capacity building activities for environmental NGOs in Mayotte.
An infrastructure investment to solve the problem of waste water treatment in a sparsely populated rural municipality.
A family business, with a long-standing tradition of producing denim clothing, used support from the LEADER measure to establish a modern workshop and increase its share in domestic and international markets.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.