unique military fortress complex, listed as the national cultural monument, was turned into an attractive recreational and relaxation centre Kortina.
Projects & Practice
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
A company that was focused on field crops diversified its activities by setting up a business incubator to boost the economic development of an area with high unemployment.
A family farm used LEADER support to build a new greenhouse that would provide optimum conditions for growing traditional varieties of Estonian roses.
In response to the increasing number of tourists, a small accommodation provider used RDP support to increase the capacity of his business and set up leisure activities.
A farm used RDP support to set up a micro district heating system to produce heating from wood biomass and at the same time expand its leisure and tourism facilities.
Financed by the Romanian rural development programme, a small patisserie and confectionary workshop upscaled its business by constructing a new building to increase its production capacity and offer utility areas to customers.
An ambitious young farmer used RDP support to create a new niche product and a touristic attraction out of his produce of mushrooms that were not suitable for the market.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funds to develop a network of nature-based service providers and activities to support their development such as study trips and work groups.
A local producer of syrups and vinegars in Estonia used EAFRD funding to scale up production to create a business that sells to restaurants, shops and big suppliers.