Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
Projects & Practice
A small family farm in a traditional winemaking area of Croatia used RDP support to purchase new machinery and equipment for wine producing.
Investing in new machinery and equipment to allow increase the productivity of a pig farm.
Upgrading the production capacity of a farm by investing into building new greenhouses and setting up an irrigation system.
Business Development for Women’ provided a business training programme to 60 women, giving them the knowledge and skills necessary to create a business plan for developing their rural business.
Digital Clare used training, mentoring and regular online exchanges to improve digital skills in rural County Clare and create a locally recognised name for digital innovation and networking.
On farm care is a new type of service which can help farms diversify while significantly contributing to a more natural rehabilitation process for people in need.
A small successful food market initiative in Sweden used EAFRD funding to help migrants develop their skills, find employment and set up their own business.
In Sweden, local non-profit associations, encouraged and supported by the public sector, are carrying out the building of broadband infrastructure in the countryside.
A very small island in Sweden used EAFRD support to broaden the range of services offered by a village shop by building a café area and a kitchen.