Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
A dynamic agricultural cooperative used Rural Development Programme support for the setting up of a modern seed processing facility in order to enhance its competitiveness.
An investment project for the modernisation and automation of a frozen fruits processing plant in order to minimise production losses.
A modern hen farm producing eggs for human consumption, set up a new unit to process non commercial eggs and therefore increase its competitiveness.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
Development of an online platform and an app that allows beekeepers to more efficiently maintain their intervention records and exchange know-how.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Modernisation of a cannery with new machinery leading to improved competitiveness and a stronger local short supply chain.
The project aimed to improve farmers’ soil management skills and know-how on profitable and resource-efficient farming.
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.