Projects & Practice
Reintroducing the traditional practice of controlled forest burning, as means to promote biodiversity and create new business opportunities in the forestry sector.
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
An investment project for the modernisation and automation of a frozen fruits processing plant in order to minimise production losses.
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.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
Modernisation of a cannery with new machinery leading to improved competitiveness and a stronger local short supply chain.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.