Investments in renewable energy helped a pig farm to maintain and increase its competitiveness.
Projects & Practice
A group of farmers in Latvia used EAFRD support to set up a mobile slaughterhouse for common use. The investment enabled farmers to respond to the increasing demand for certified slaughterhouse services at a competitive price.
A young beekeeping entrepreneur used LEADER support to buy new and innovative equipment for honey production. This enabled him to make the production process less labour-intensive and develop a new range of products.
A Latvian association that promotes social integration of visually impaired people, used EAFRD support to purchase 3D printing equipment for producing signs, maps and educational material.
A local community used discarded fruit to producing fruit juice for local consumption.
Sustainable construction of buildings by using of innovative materials (hemp).
Local farmers and agro-processors came together to carry out this research project to test and develop a niche product.