An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
Projects & Practice
The 'Future-proof peat meadow polder ‘Lange Weide’, is the largest submerged drainage project in the Netherlands and a unique bottom-up initiative.
A cooperative of apple producers set up a joint effort among its members to control the codling moth, a major pest, by means of sexual confusion.
Amstelland Natuurzuivel is a cooperative of farmers in the Amstelland region who set up a milk factory to produce regional dairy products for the Amsterdam area.
Development of an online platform and an app that allows beekeepers to more efficiently maintain their intervention records and exchange know-how.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and which is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
Young people from Finland and Scotland came together to create a Youth manifesto outlining ways in which local actors can engage young people in their activities
The GrowBiz approach to enterprise support is based on building long-term relationships with businesses and encouraging them to connect, collaborate, share and network with other enterprises in their local community and further afield.