A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
Projects & Practice
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
The model of the Rural Parliament is one which has grown across Europe. Scotland has adopted the model, following the example of others such as Sweden, Finland and Estonia.
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.