A knowledge sharing programme initiated by a cooperative to improve the position of small producers in the value chain.
Projects & Practice
Mobilising rural awareness in Finland about sustainable transport opportunities
A social enterprise used RDP funding to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship in one of the most depopulated regions in Europe.
The IlmastoAreena is a unique platform aiming to bring together all stakeholders, including rural citizens, in the discussions for solutions to climate change.
A rural women’s association used Rural Development Programme (RDP) support to organise wool processing training courses and to create employment opportunities by valorising wool, a by-product of sheep meat production.
The Organic farming measure in the Austrian Rural Development Programme (RDP) helps preserve and enhance biodiversity; establish nutrient cycles on farms and reduce input, while also increasing soil fertility.
An award-winning organic farm in Finland set up a food production network with neighbouring farms aiming to achieve energy and nutrient self-sufficiency.
Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
An educational institution for farmers in Austria used RDP support to develop a training programme using digital, web-based technologies and applications.
A series of seminars to improve the economic performance and viability of agricultural enterprises, by offering information and training on risk management tools.