Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
Projects & Practice
A Sardinian agricultural company applied for RDP support in order to maintain its organic agriculture production systems.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
An integrated project in Italy supported farmers to add value to the local production of wheat and wheat flour, and thus become more competitive.
A number of arable farms formed a consortium to explore the possibility of growing oleaginous crops and adding value to the local production.
EAFRD funding helped expand and develop a social enterprise in rural Scotland. A new training centre is built, a visitor centre expanded and more jobs for adults with special needs created.