A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Projects & Practice
Restoring the production potential of damaged forests through clearing, afforestation and preservation of young forest stands.
Restoration of a deteriorating forest road and construction of a wooden lookout tower in order to protect 1500 ha of forest from forest fires.
Improving the centre of a small community by replacing the roofs of municipal buildings.
An afforestation project to protect the largest body of freshwater in Guadeloupe and improve the biodiversity in the surrounding area.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.