Producers in Scotland saw the opportunity to link together their activities to encourage greater visitor numbers to rural destinations by creating a network of artisan chocolatiers.
Projects & Practice
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
This project created free outdoor recreational infrastructure for a range of age groups and motivated them to take up physical activity through workshops and presentations.
An integrated municipal strategy to build a sustainable development model for the local economy based on the agri-food identity of the territory.
A project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
A study tour in Italy and Austria enabled representatives of sanitary and epidemiological stations to gain new knowledge and exchange experiences on how to best supervise small-scale local food production.