Projects & Practice
A project used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to ensure easy access to medical and aftercare services for rural residents.
Piloting a tool that helps assess the impact potential and necessary points of improvement of LEADER projects, already during the project’s application phase.
A Maltese young farmer took over his father’s sheep farm in order to preserve local traditions, whilst incorporating new and innovative ideas in the production and marketing process.
Expanding the range of tourist offer in a LAG area by supporting a small farm to diversify into horseback riding and therapeutic riding.
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.
A subsistence farm used RDP support in order to become commercially viable by investing in organic production.
Support from the rural development programme was used to buy new machinery and expand the production capacity of a biogas plant.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.