Harnessing forest education and culture as a rural development resource.
Projects & Practice
A farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to produce horse manure pellets that can be used as an organic fertiliser as well as a source of renewable energy.
Rural areas are commonly affected by depopulation and ageing populations. This project promoted healthy and active ageing in rural areas, by offering physical and social activities for the elderly.
Rural Development Programme (RDP) support contributed to the revitalisation of an almost abandoned village in the small Aegean island of Nisyros.
A bakery in a small Aegean island used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to modernise its workshop and expand its production capacity to provide high quality local products.
A young female farmer used RDP support to install a cow herd management system which improved the economic and animal welfare performance of the farm.
The reconstruction of an old villa to create high quality tourist accommodation offering spa and beer wellness services.
unique military fortress complex, listed as the national cultural monument, was turned into an attractive recreational and relaxation centre Kortina.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
A company that was focused on field crops diversified its activities by setting up a business incubator to boost the economic development of an area with high unemployment.