An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
Projects & Practice
Acquisition of a wood chipper that produces chips for cogeneration more efficiently, thus reducing the cost of tools and consumables per unit of finished product.
A start-up company specialising in outdoor sports activities used RDP support to purchase equipment and respond to increasing demand for adventure tourism.
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.
Maintaining natural and semi-natural meadows and wetlands to ensure suitable nesting conditions for an endangered bird species: the Aquatic Warbler.
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.
RDP support helped a young entrepreneur to acquire the necessary equipment in order to start his own wood construction business in an area of high unemployment.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
Investing in extending a cycle lane to promote soft mobility in the commute to work or the school run, as well as for leisure.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.