A Technical Assistance project about empowering local and regional actors to work more effectively with rural communities in order to revitalise these areas.
Projects & Practice
A project to allow small businesses in the agricultural and forestry sectors to incorporate innovation more efficiently.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
An intervention supporting the sustainable management of forest resources, leading to improved economic performance.
An agricultural company used EAFRD funding to strengthen its production of green asparagus and increase its share of the national and European market.
Modernisation of a cannery with new machinery leading to improved competitiveness and a stronger local short supply chain.
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.
RDP support helped set up a new dairy factory which combined the most modern production techniques and equipment with traditional knowledge, in order to produce a high-quality niche cheese for local and international markets.