A project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.
Projects & Practice
An innovative concept to revitalise the city centre of an Austrian town by offering flexible rental options to pop up shops.
A company that was focused on field crops diversified its activities by setting up a business incubator to boost the economic development of an area with high unemployment.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
In response to the increasing number of tourists, a small accommodation provider used RDP support to increase the capacity of his business and set up leisure activities.