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
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
In order to strengthen and expand the function of a community café as a focal point of the village community, the outdoor area of the old school hosting the café was rebuilt and designed in such a way that community events can be held outdoors.
A land consolidation project helped restore the functionality of vineyard terraces and thus maintained a landscape which is a habitat of rare species.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.