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
A diversified farm with a carpentry workshop, used RDP support to acquire a telescopic handler in order to improve its productivity.
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
An initiative to sensitise companies in the Northern Eifel region to the problem of management succession at an early stage.
An example of a large-scale previously state owned farm, which now successfully combines economic sustainability and the provision of public goods.
RDP support enabled a home-based business that sells quality vegetarian food products to increase its production capacity and reach out to an international market.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
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.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
Five districts in the north of Hesse joined forces to provide fast internet access in a region where no privately financed investment was covering the existing digital divide.