An agricultural business used RDP support to improve its capacity to process and store its produce, while producing renewable energy from the sun.
Projects & Practice
Modernization of a poultry farm by installing new, laying hen equipment and by renovating the production buildings.
Reducing the cost of renovation works for households lacking essential energy services by bringing together local resources, including people’s skills and time. This is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Social Inclusion' category.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
A pilot project to demonstrate the environmental and economic benefits of using solar energy.
A LEADER measure grant helped purchase film and photography equipment and training for a rural arts festival community project.
Developing a herd management tool to optimise efficiency and animal welfare on dairy farms.
Expanding a water reservoir and installing a solar farm to reduce the energy costs of irrigation.
Developing an innovative model of local-level bio-waste.
A micro distillery was established with the aim of producing unique, high-quality vodka and brandy from potatoes that are not of marketable quality.