The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Projects & Practice
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.