The North Connemara Locally Led Agri-Environmental Scheme is a local agricultural scheme to incentivise farmers to incorporate agricultural animals in improving the ecology of their land.
Projects & Practice
A small farm converted to organic vegetable production and in so doing successfully increased its competitiveness and profitability.
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
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.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
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.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
An example of how afforestation allows for the development and maintenance of farm lands where crop cultivation is almost impossible.
A start-up company specialising in outdoor sports activities used RDP support to purchase equipment and respond to increasing demand for adventure tourism.