Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
Projects & Practice
unique military fortress complex, listed as the national cultural monument, was turned into an attractive recreational and relaxation centre Kortina.
A small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
Expanding the production capacity of a company producing pumpkin seeds and potatoes, by investing in new machinery.
The construction of a water reservoir helped combat the more frequent extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and forest fires due to climate change.
Three French municipalities used EAFRD support to transform a former railway line into a leisure path for walking, cycling and horse riding.
A winemaking cooperative in France’s Jura region used EAFRD funding to develop a bio-purification system for managing waste in an environmentally sustainable way.