The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
Projects & Practice
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
Digital Clare used training, mentoring and regular online exchanges to improve digital skills in rural County Clare and create a locally recognised name for digital innovation and networking.
LEADER support helped establish a web school for local businesses providing them with the tools to better organise their work and market their services and products.
A French hazelnut farm used EAFRD support to develop a visitor centre, helping boost direct sales and educate citizens on hazelnut production and processing.
A cooperative in Greece set up a fully-automated production line for 100% natural pomegranate juice and fostered a spirit of cooperation among its members.
A dairy company used EAFRD to finance its investment on the production of probiotic fermented products of top quality and high nutritional value (kefir).