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.
Projects & Practice
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.
In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
Organising a series of awareness raising and capacity building activities for environmental NGOs in Mayotte.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.