Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
Projects & Practice
A network that helps improve sustainability through farmer-led innovation. ‘Field labs’ and research grants provide farmers with skills, support and scientific backing to find solutions to the challenges which farmers face.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
In order to take advantage of the enormous potential of outdoor tourism, fostering cooperation and networking among the local actors is essential.
Visualising how today’s archeological sites and antique remains looked in ancient times using a smartphone application.
RDP funding helped convert a disused building into an inspiring renewable energy visitor centre in Feldheim – Germany’s first village to be supplied with 100 % renewable energy.
EAFRD funding helped set up associations that bring together local stakeholders with diverse interests to manage the implementation of Nature 2000 conservation rules.
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.