An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
The construction of a treetop path that enhances visitors’ experience in one of the oldest oak forests in Europe.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A project addressing the Water Framework Directive, by restoring the natural flow of a stream, while preserving the local cultural heritage and protecting from floods.
Ensuring the preservation and restoration of species and habitats in Saxony, by offering free advice and relevant qualifications to land users.
A LEADER project that aims to educate and support the local population, especially young people, to improve the biodiversity in the villages of the area.
The creation of wetlands in the agricultural landscape can contribute in decreasing the leakage of nutrients into water bodies.
Business Development for Women’ provided a business training programme to 60 women, giving them the knowledge and skills necessary to create a business plan for developing their rural business.
A herd of water buffalo helps preserve biodiversity and wetland landscape in a Natura 2000 area in Berlin, Germany.