Communities in Romania, Flanders (Belgium) and Scotland worked collectively to create a model for community-led sustainable tourism development.
Projects & Practice
A conventional dairy farmer in Denmark used RDP support to build a new stable which enabled reduced production costs and improved animal welfare conditions.
A TNC cooperation project in which partner areas with long coastlines worked together to strike a balance between protecting the environment and opening up their areas to tourists in a sustainable way.
Expanding the production capacity of a pig farm in Denmark, while improving animal welfare and reducing NH3 emissions.
Rural Development Progamme investment support enabled a conventional broiler farmer to construct a new energy efficient broiler house.
A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
A family farm specialised on wine production used RDP support to acquire a new tractor and in this way improve its productivity and competitiveness.
RDP support helped a family farm to generate added value by applying a sustainable model of production through biodynamic agriculture.
Producers in Scotland saw the opportunity to link together their activities to encourage greater visitor numbers to rural destinations by creating a network of artisan chocolatiers.
The Think Local development programme focuses on developing collaboration in short supply chain, by bringing together existing initiatives on farmers’ markets, farm retail, food tourism, regional food and drink networks and in developing added value for rural producers.