An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
Projects & Practice
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
The future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is unique bottom-up initiative and the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
Development of an online platform and an app that allows beekeepers to more efficiently maintain their intervention records and exchange know-how.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.