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 project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
The construction of two small water basins that minimise the risk of floods and offer a habitat that promotes biodiversity.
A farm employing people with special needs set up a process line and an experimental kitchen, where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.
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 young farmer invested in precision farming through the acquisition of a new sprayer; combining cost savings and environmental protection.
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 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.