A unique example of a rural business which achieved economic profitability based on innovation and environmentally-friendly practices.
Projects & Practice
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
A company used RDP support to install 9 ha of infrastructure for the production of fresh herbs, aiming to take advantage of the increasing demand for high-quality fresh produce in the European markets.
Transnational cooperation between a French and Portuguese LAG on the topic of urban-rural relations has resulted in mutual learning about new ways to improve the scope and effectiveness of short supply-chains for local food.
A permanent local international market established on a village at the Slovak-Hungarian border enabled local producers from both countries to sell their products more effectively.