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 Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
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.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.