Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
Projects & Practice
Support for setting up young farmers and adding value to agricultural products in processing enabled a young entrepreneur to set up her own family business on producing artisanal dairy products.
A company offering agricultural services to farmers used RDP support to acquire a new combine harvester and a nitrogen testing equipment which regulates the amount of fertiliser applied across the entire crop.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
A project to enhance the facilities on a geological site, enable new visitor-based activities and attract more visitors who will spend more time in the area.
Expanding a viticulture business to meet market demand by investing in modern and efficient equipment.
Modernisation and development of a small beekeeping farm in order to increase its profitability and its resilience to weather-associated risks.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
Support from the rural development programme for England enabled an entrepreneur to upgrade his ales brewing business.