The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
Projects & Practice
A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
A livestock farmer received training and undertook a consultation to find out how to improve animal welfare on his farm.
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.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.