Promoting the sustainable management of small, privately owned forests. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'LEADER' category.
Projects & Practice
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.
LEADER support was used to exploit the potential of using large quantities of waste wood from landscape management as a renewable energy source.
In an area where cattle breeding is predominent, LEADER funding helped explore the potentials of producing biogas from manure produced in the farms.