Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
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.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.
A study financed by the Finnish RDP aimed to find new digital solutions for making reindeer husbandry a more efficient and profitable business.
A project to enhance the competitiveness of agriculture and the food industry, as well as the low-carbon economy, through the analysis of alternative future scenarios.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
RDP support helped set up a new dairy factory which combined the most modern production techniques and equipment with traditional knowledge, in order to produce a high-quality niche cheese for local and international markets.