Planting new woodland under a scheme in a partnership between Forestry services, a local authority and the local community.
Projects & Practice
Using RDP support to acquire new equipment for a small town's public kitchen.
An example of a LEADER financed local festival that became a tool to promote cultural heritage and create the conditions necessary for sustainable local development.
Using LEADER support to set up a climbing park and create opportunities for diversified local economic development.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
EAFRD funding enabled the Monemvasia Winery to relocate to meet growing demand for Monemvasia-Malvasia wine.
Scotland’s RDP has adopted simplified administration systems that include a ‘two-tier’ application process for RDP grants. This was introduced to provide proportionate ‘fast-track’ procedures for projects requiring smaller amounts of RDP funding.
A leading manufacturer of conserves and jams used RDP support to increase its winter water storage capacity for use during the summer dry months.
The GrowBiz approach to enterprise support is based on building long-term relationships with businesses and encouraging them to connect, collaborate, share and network with other enterprises in their local community and further afield.
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.