On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Projects & Practice
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 marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
Using digital technologies to re-establish the connection between young people and forests.
A forest association promoting forest environmental education used RDP support to create a series of high quality educational material in order to attract the interest of children and their families.
A company developed a new allergen free healthy snack and used RDP support to set up the commercial production process.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funds to develop a network of nature-based service providers and activities to support their development such as study trips and work groups.
A group of farmers in Latvia used EAFRD support to set up a mobile slaughterhouse for common use. The investment enabled farmers to respond to the increasing demand for certified slaughterhouse services at a competitive price.