Expanding the range of tourist offer in a LAG area by supporting a small farm to diversify into horseback riding and therapeutic riding.
Projects & Practice
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
A pilot programme in Scotland on Public Procurement led to new opportunities and markets for Scottish SMEs.
Producers in Scotland saw the opportunity to link together their activities to encourage greater visitor numbers to rural destinations by creating a network of artisan chocolatiers.
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.