A Danish plant nursery installed climate and control systems in their greenhouses to increase energy efficiency and reduce their production costs.
Projects & Practice
This project combined state-of-the-art sensoring techniques and models with a participatory monitoring process with farmers and water authorities to create a common understanding of the main local challenges and possible solutions to enhance water quality. In addition, the process empowered individual farmers to become equal partners with water authorities as they gained knowledge and access to data. Problems with water management differ between regions, but the process of jointly collecting, learning from and acting on data can be applied across regions.
Setting up collaborative water system measures and a governance approach to increase self-sufficiency of freshwater availability for agriculture.
Rural Development Progamme investment support enabled a conventional broiler farmer to construct a new energy efficient broiler house.
Setting up an EIP Operational Group that aims to enable Flemish farmers to operate small-scale anaerobic digesters more efficiently.
Developing a new and practical system to manage pig manure more efficiently, as a means to significantly reduce NH3 emissions and produce green energy.
Knowledge exchange network established to foster multi-actor collaboration and sharing around organic agriculture.
An example of an initiative promoting energy efficiency that addresses climate change through targeted actions at grassroots level.