Incorporating locally available biomass into the soil, as a mean to increase its content in organic matter in the long term.
Projects & Practice
Set up an operational group to test different practices for optimal catch crop management and assess their efficiency in reducing nitrogen and carbon emissions.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.
An advisory programme on reducing nutrient pollution, implemented at county level, helps minimise the impact of agriculture on the environment.
A cooperation project brought together local farmers, inhabitants and public services managers to jointly define and promote soil preservation technics adapted to the local environment.
LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.
In a rural area without public sewage system, a LEADER project helped the local population to get familiar with the new environmental standards, legislation and requirements on wastewater treatment. It also enabled them to make informed decisions on which wastewater treatment technology to use.