An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
Projects & Practice
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
Development of an online platform and an app that allows beekeepers to more efficiently maintain their intervention records and exchange know-how.
Using RDP support to establish an agricultural holding, purchase agricultural machinery and launch a young farmer’s career .
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
A LAG organised a series of tailored workshops to combat digital exclusion among people over 50 years old.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
A company that produces ice-cider in northern Sweden, combined RDP support and crowdfunding to plant an apple orchard that would support its production needs.
Using RDP support to implement a sustainable model of agriculture that combines the production of high quality products and environmental protection. Winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Environment & Climate Action' category.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.