A group of young agronomists combined RDP support with innovative financial solutions like crowdfunding to develop a self-sufficient farm growing local, quality organic products.
Projects & Practice
A young female farmer used RDP support to develop a farm business that would provide her with sufficient income in order to become a full time farmer.
Two young farmers set up a hydroponic facility to produce high quality green fodder for livestock in the Canary Islands.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
A LEADER project used artistic creations to increase the attractiveness of a remote rural area and stimulate economic activity.
The regional rural network of Silesia in Poland organised a study tour for its members in Scotland to raise awareness and improve their skills on organic farming.
A Polish NGO used EAFRD funding to promote local traditional foods from the Mazovia region through a culinary trail, a food contest and a series of educational courses.
Three French municipalities used EAFRD support to transform a former railway line into a leisure path for walking, cycling and horse riding.
RDP support financed the design of circular cyclist trial of 146 km across the regional park Sierra Espuña. This kind of tourism promotes local development while ensuring minimum environmental impact.