A family business, trading high quality instant coffee, used EAFRD support to expand its business by installing a new more efficient production line.
Projects & Practice
Expanding the range of tourist offer in a LAG area by supporting a small farm to diversify into horseback riding and therapeutic riding.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
A young farmer used RDP support to expand and diversify the range of products and services offered by her beekeeping holding.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
An ambitious entrepreneur used business start-up aid for young farmers in order to modernise his farm and create a series of innovative products.
A dairy farm combined three RDP supported operations to increase and modernise milk production and secure one full-time job.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
An initiative to promote young farmers participation entrepreneurship and innovation
for sustainable rural areas
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.