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
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.
A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
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.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.