In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
Developing an approach to risk assessment for RDPs in Ireland.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
LINC stands for Leader Inspired Network Community, an initiative of Local Action Groups and Network Support Units.
RDP support helped a farmer to acquire the necessary equipment and infrastructure to continue expanding his organic beef cattle herd.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
A farm used RDP support to acquire new machinery in order to improve its strawberry production and increase its profitability.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
A project set out to renovate and expand an old dairy farm by using new technological solutions.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.