A diversified farm with a carpentry workshop, used RDP support to acquire a telescopic handler in order to improve its productivity.
Projects & Practice
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
Brand new manufacturing and packaging procedures were developed in order to produce healthy nutritional products for children from fruit and vegetables.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
The Czech Republic’s RDP has introduced simplified administration systems that improve transparency and reduce risks of errors concerning eligibility.
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 series of seminars to create opportunities for formal and tacit knowledge transfer between experienced farmers and newcomers to agriculture.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Support from the Czech RDP helped a successful brewery established in an abandoned pottery factory, to start expanding the range of services it offered to visitors.
On farm care is a new type of service which can help farms diversify while significantly contributing to a more natural rehabilitation process for people in need.