A rural women’s association used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to organise wool processing training courses and to create employment opportunities by valorising wool, a by-product of sheep meat production.
Projects & Practice
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
Five districts in the north of Hesse joined forces to provide fast internet access in a region where no privately financed investment was covering the existing digital divide.
A local association used EAFRD support to get broadband coverage in a rural area which was previously lacking any access to internet or telephone connection.
Setting up a house locating system in the rural areas of Formentera island, Spain, made it easier for emergency services and other service providers to access isolated rural homes.