Certificate course on direct marketing of farm products
This certificate course is addressed to all farmers who are already engaged or at least interested in direct marketing. Profound knowledge, future trends and interesting facts on direct marketing are communicated within a time frame of 16 days (128 teaching units). MORE
Interactive map of protected areas for the Tyrolean Nature Parks
The current cooperation project had the aim to create a common interactive digital map of protected areas. MORE
Conservation of the orchard tradition - a potential analysis
This LEADER project shall assess the current situation, identify potentials and risks that are furthermore to be communicated. Moreover, first measures which support the long-term preservation of the cultural landscape are to be developed. MORE
Nature Worlds Brandnertal
Animal and plant worlds - biodiversity in the Brandnertal valley. Experience, learn and feel life on interactive theme paths. MORE
For about 20 years now, a group of interested people has been working on the phenomenon of hazel spruce. The wood is consciously selected, collected and processed. MORE
Open bee house
Small project to assess the location and feasibility of an open bee house with natural garden in the Leiblachtal valley. MORE
Bird protection measures in selected project areas in Tyrol
The aim of the project is to set targeted measures to protect farmland bird species in selected areas where favourable populations of the species are still present. MORE
Cereal processing centre Flaurling of the Tyrolean Seed Cooperative.
The grain processing centre is the first professional facility for drying, storage and processing of organic and conventional grain in Tyrol. MORE
School on the farm - Mühlhof Bad Hofgastein
At the Mühlhof in Bad Hofgastein, a barrier-free training and seminar room including seminar kitchen and sanitary facilities was built. MORE
Meaningful reuse of wood ash
The high density of biomass heating plants in the district of Murau is a guarantee that regionally produced residual wood is recycled and for the most part used to produce thermal energy. MORE
Nutrient- and soil protection management
The nutrient management offered by ‘Maschinenring’ not only provides the farm with raw measurements, but also with know-how about the current nutrient contents in soils and agricultural fertilizers. MORE
Villages of Alpinism
The Villages of Alpinism were founded by the Austrian Alpine Association (ÖAV) and offer to the currently 20 Austrian Villages of Alpinism a platform to present their offer. MORE
Wildlife management in the presence of Large Carnivores
Wolf, bear and lynx return to Austria. Land managers now must ask themselves what effects this can have. MORE
Immigrant Integration into Rural Areas
The transnational LEADER project, performed together with several Finnish and Swedish, one Upper Austrian and 5 Tyrolian LEADER regions, aims to highlight the most favorable approaches and best-practice examples in terms of Immigrant Integration into Rural Areas. MORE
Seminar and Coworking Space “Gasthof Bräu”
Throughout this project the country inn “Gasthof Bräu” shall take over important functions for the community. On one hand, the country inn’s tavern shall be reopened. On the other hand, the facilities shall provide room for external seminars to regional companies.
In addition, apartments are being allocated to the employees in order to ease their start in the new job.
The locations shall furthermore serve as a coworking-space for individual and micro businesses MORE
Sewing and repair- Café
The new Sewing and repair- Café will be established within the premises (Wohnoase) of the “Peoples Aid Upper Austria” in Freistadt. This project aims to promote the responsible use of resources rather than supporting a throwaway mentality. At the Sewing and repair- Café small devices and clothes can be repaired by following the step-by-step instructions. MORE
Product development – Rare vegetable varieties from the Kamptal valley
ARCHE NOAH owns a seed bank of several vegetable varieties that are still of little market relevance, but of future importance in terms of diet diversification. Especially during the winter month many people are seeking for tasty alternatives to potatoes.
In order to make the rare vegetable varieties available to a large number of consumers, some progress within the fields of variety development has to be made. Furthermore, a marketing network (organizing events for restaurant owners, caterers etc.) will be established during this project. MORE
A Stable for organic laying hens
The Oberger-family, located in Schwarzenbach – Lower Austria changed their agricultural production from dairy cattle to organic laying hens. The decisive factors were the certain wish for income maintenance on one hand and the aim for a less work intensive production, associated with an improvement of quality of life on the other hand. MORE
Handicraft and manufactory in the Waldviertel region
Handicraft has a long tradition in the Waldviertel region. There are still some craftsmen that are specialized in nacre turning, forging and wicker-working. This specific LEADER project aims at the revitalization of the traditional handicraft in the region. The project will be effected in collaboration with the four Local Action Groups (LAG) of the Waldviertel region and one LAG from the Weinviertel region. MORE
Organic dock control
Heavy infestation of grassland with dock reduces yields and therefore results in considerable economic loss for farmers. However, due to the high regeneration and reproduction capacity the control of dock poses a particularly sincere challenge to farmers. Existing means of combating the problematic species (e.g. chemical control) can often be used to a limited extent only and in most cases also entail risks. Organic control through natural enemies is therefore an alternative. The projects aims to test the efficiency, practicability and feasibility by means of a pilot project using the larvaes of the fiery clearwing moths. MORE
This project can be seen as the starting point for a multiple-year process and incudes the implementation of the first project steps as well as the project concept. The aim is to establish a common basis and the necessary support for an innovative culture on the Austrian farms as well as to promote agricultural consultation and the education of adults. MORE
Austrian foresters obeserve Biodiversity
The project entitled “We care for our forests” represents an innovative approach to observing forest biodiversity. This project aims to encourage the Austrian foresters to personally experience the biodiversity of their own woodland. MORE
Discovering, developing and promoting skilled craftsmanship in the Walgau-Valley
Discovering, developing and promoting skilled craftsmanship in the Walgau-Valley: A trade in hand finds gold in every land. This ancient proverb applies well to the project on the promotion of modern and sustainable handicraft in the Walgau-Valley. The development of partnerships with local companies and schools can be seen as a central prerequisite for a successful project realization. MORE
Energy efficient farms - A
This project’s aim is to enable a supra-regional exchange of knowledge and information, as well as the joint elaboration of continuing training and education events, educational products and marketing measures in order to enhance the energy efficiency on farms. MORE
This project aims at the development and provision of professional and user-oriented information regarding the coordination of the moving period with the yearly vegetation development (for the years 2015 and 2016). The information will be published on the website (www.mahdzeitpunkt.at) MORE
Project databaseRelevant projects in rural areas have been supported in the context of the Austrian Rural Development Programme for many years.
The aim of this project database by Netzwerk Zukunftsraum Land is to provide a good overview of the project landscape in the current period LE 14-20 and the elapsed period LE 07-13 in Austria.
On the one hand, the project database offers project initiators the opportunity to present their projects to a wide interested audience. On the other hand, it provides interested parties with ideas and suggestions for their own possible projects.
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