A dairy family farm in Sweden invested in a biogas powered generator and a storage facility for substrates in order to become self-sufficient through the use of green energy.
Projects & Practice
A new participatory approach for increasing landowners’ knowledge on how to manage drainage ditches that play a key role in Swedish agriculture.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
In Sweden, local non-profit associations, encouraged and supported by the public sector, are carrying out the building of broadband infrastructure in the countryside.
The PRIP project extended the national fibre-optic network in Lithuania to some of the remotest rural communities.
This LEADER-funded project created several small wetlands and helped raise awareness of and interest in water protection among landowners. It also contributed to increasing the amount of available water in the island of Gotland.