Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
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.
The ‘Terroir Moselle wine and architecture route’ is a ‘preparatory’ cooperation project gathering six LEADER areas, five wine growing areas from four regions and three countries.
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.