Start-up courses designed specifically for new entrants to farming ensure a strong grounding in both agricultural and business principles in the Flanders region of Belgium.
Projects & Practice
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
Using RDP support to turn a farm into a nature reserve; contributing to tackling biodiversity loss.
LEADER funding enabled the purchase of specialist equipment for training students in the use of modern and sophisticated archaeological surveying techniques.
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
An educational peer-to-peer programme for farmers that are engaged into innovative practices, facilitated through participative techniques and scientific expertise.
Supporting the preparatory work for the creation of a 41 km green lane linking up bends the Meuse river between the municipalities of Yvoir and Huy in Wallonia.
A project offering training modules targeting bovine breeders to promote alternative methods to maintain healthy livestock and decrease the use of antibiotics
Digital Clare used training, mentoring and regular online exchanges to improve digital skills in rural County Clare and create a locally recognised name for digital innovation and networking.