Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
Projects & Practice
A female entrepreneur set up a company to produce high quality fashion products made of natural material.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
An investment project for the modernisation and automation of a frozen fruits processing plant in order to minimise production losses.
Setting up an innovative lavender distillery in response to increasing market demands for high quality, niche products.
A market-driven investment to increase a sheep farm’s competitiveness, through the intensification of high quality organic milk production.
A farmer in a Less Favoured Area turned to organic agriculture and began growing ancient varieties of cereals. He has achieved sustainability through niche, quality production.
A modern hen farm producing eggs for human consumption, set up a new unit to process non commercial eggs and therefore increase its competitiveness.
A dedicated communications campaign to promote the launch of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) in Finland.
An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.