Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
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.
Organising a series of educational events to raise awareness and interest about the environmental functions of the peatlands in Brandenburg.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
A project that aimed to mobilise society, build inter-generational cooperation and promote the region’s culinary tradition as means to preserve its cultural heritage.
An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.